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Prop 123 Passes – Important Next Steps

| May 23, 2016
Prop 123 Passes – Important Next Steps

A message from Expect More Arizona on the next steps for AZ now that Prop 123 is passed…

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Your Questions Answered about the Governor’s Education Funding Proposal

| June 17, 2015
Your Questions Answered about the Governor’s Education Funding Proposal

By Expect More Arizona Governor Ducey recently proposed to increase funding to K-12 education by increasing the money from the State Land Trust that goes to public district and charter schools. Here are some of the top questions we’re hearing about the proposal. Let us know in the comments section if you have other questions you’d […]

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Gov. Ducey to reveal ballot proposal for school funding

| June 3, 2015
Gov. Ducey to reveal ballot proposal for school funding

June 3, 2015 • By Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Mary Jo Pitzl • The Republic • azcentral.com Gov. Doug Ducey, who made his political name partly by fighting tax increases for education at the ballot box three years ago, held meetings Wednesday with key education supporters to reveal his support for a 2016 statewide ballot proposal that would […]

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Funding Opportunity with NACA

| May 15, 2015
Funding Opportunity with NACA

Funding Opportunity Zero Suicide mini-grant NACA’s Youth Suicide Prevention Program is currently seeking proposals from Schools, Primary Care, and Behavioral Health agencies, who are located in Coconino County or on the Hopi reservation, to work collaboratively with program personnel to implement Zero Suicide within their organizations/agencies. Zero Suicide is a systematic approach to suicide prevention. Zero Suicide information is included with this […]

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More Arizona Children in Pre-K, But State Lags Nation

| May 13, 2015
More Arizona Children in Pre-K, But State Lags Nation

May 12, 2015 • By Carrie Jung • Fronteras Desk • Arizona Public Media A new report shows more children in Arizona were enrolled in state pre-kindergarten programs last year, but Arizona still lags the national average. The National Institute for Early Education research shows about 7 percent of the state’s 4-year-old children were enrolled in state […]

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State Spending on K-12 Education Is Up – Barely

| September 13, 2014
State Spending on K-12 Education Is Up – Barely

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee staff has issued its annual calculation of K-12 education spending over the last ten years – from fiscal year 2006 through the current fiscal year (2015). Compared to last year, fiscal year 2015 per-pupil funding, adjusted for inflation, has increased by $17 to $3,529, a 0.5% increase. This is still […]

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State Funding to Local School Districts in Arizona fell 17% per student

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
State Funding to Local School Districts in Arizona fell 17% per student

THANK YOU! Children’s Action Alliance for this helpful information!! Repeated cuts to Arizona classrooms have been so severe that even with last year’s $82 million increase in state K-12 funding, Arizona has the third highest state funding cuts per student in the country since the recession began. An updated national report released today by the […]

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