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JTED funds, startup support on Arizona tech group’s legislative agenda

| January 18, 2017
JTED funds, startup support on Arizona tech group’s legislative agenda

Arizona’s biggest technology business group will push for legislation to restore career and technical education funding for high school freshmen and boost private-investment tax credits in 2017.

The Arizona Technology Council says its legislative priorities are aimed at improving the business climate for high-tech companies by widening access to capital, supporting tech-related job growth and attracting and training tech workers.

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Arizona Nears Goal Restoring Millions In Education Funding

| February 17, 2016
Arizona Nears Goal Restoring Millions In Education Funding

The Arizona Legislature is one step closer to restoring tens of millions of dollars cut last year from high school career and technical education programs.

The Arizona House unanimously passed legislation that restores nearly all $30 million cut last year. The bill was sent back to the Senate, which passed a previous version of the bill last week. That touched off a stand-off between the House and Senate. This newest House version amends the Senate bill, restoring another $1 million in funding.

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METRO WEEK: Cuts Would End Career, Tech Education

| February 3, 2016
METRO WEEK: Cuts Would End Career, Tech Education

Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed state budget included some funding for the state’s Joint Technical Education Districts, but those in charge of educating students say it’s not enough to keep the education system afloat.

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Expect More Arizona calls for action in support of JTED/CTE

| August 12, 2015
Expect More Arizona calls for action in support of JTED/CTE

By Expect More Arizona Dear World-Class Education Partners: We’ve been hearing a lot of feedback about the $30M cut to JTEDs and their partner districts in the FY17 budget from the JTED/CTE community and business leaders. This cut was made during the legislature’s budget process in the dark of night without feedback from those it […]

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