Tag: Governor Doug Ducey

Governor Doug Ducey pushes Prop 123 education plan

| March 16, 2016
Governor Doug Ducey pushes Prop 123 education plan

Governor Doug Ducey is under a tight deadline to boost education funding in Arizona and he needs to convince you it is a good plan.

The plan is to bring $3.5 billion into Arizona’s education system and it will settle a lawsuit filed by school districts after the state did not properly fund them during the recession.

To go through with the plan, Ducey is proposing using money from the State Land Fund but opponents say it is deceptive and it could cap future spending.

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Arizona Students and Teachers depend more on fundraising

| July 1, 2015
Arizona Students and Teachers depend more on fundraising

By Stephanie Sanchez • KAWC • Colorado River Public Media In March, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed a budget that cuts K-12 funding by $113 million. As funding for education has been cut, schools around the state are becoming more dependent on their fundraising efforts to help maintain their services and extracurricular activities. As KAWC’s […]

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Gov. Ducey announces launch of Classrooms First Initiative Council

| May 27, 2015
Gov. Ducey announces launch of Classrooms First Initiative Council

May 22, 2015 • Office of the Arizona Governor Doug Ducey PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey has announced the launch of the Classrooms First Initiative Council, a team of business and education leaders charged with simplifying and modernizing the current school finance code to ensure more funding for teachers and classroom instruction. Created through Executive Order in January, the […]

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Students Tell AZ Governor of School Challenges

| March 12, 2015
Students Tell AZ Governor of School Challenges

March 9, 2015 • Public News Service PHOENIX – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is hearing directly from school students about the challenges they face each day. Dana Wolfe Naimark, president with Children’s Action Alliance, says students from across the state recently sent letters to the governor that tell a story of overcrowding and underfunding education. […]

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Many worried about how new state budget will affect student’s futures

| March 10, 2015
Many worried about how new state budget will affect student’s futures

March 8, 2015 • FOX 10 Arizona PHOENIX – A budget is now headed to Governor Doug Ducey’s desk. It cuts millions from state universities, but what does it mean for students? That’s the question on many people’s minds tonight. It’s still unclear how exactly the budget will affect university students. Many wonder if classes […]

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