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Ruling to block tax measure to raise Arizona education funding wrong, 2 justices say. See related education news here

| November 1, 2018
Ruling to block tax measure to raise Arizona education funding wrong, 2 justices say. See related education news here

Two justices of the Arizona Supreme Court are criticizing their colleagues for their decision blocking voters from deciding whether to increase income taxes on the most wealthy to fund education.

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InvestInEd: Arizona teachers seek signatures as proposal deadline nears. See related news here

| June 27, 2018
InvestInEd: Arizona teachers seek signatures as proposal deadline nears. See related news here

More than 1,000 teachers fanned out across Arizona on Saturday collecting signatures as they try to meet a July 5 deadline to collect 150,000 signatures to get education funding on the November ballot. 

Teachers went to several high traffic areas such as libraries and swimming pools to collect signatures.  

The “Invest in Ed” initiative is calling for 700 million dollars to go into school budgets every year by raising income taxes on the top 1% of Arizona earners. 

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