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Legislative GOP leaders share budget bills highlights with lawmakers. See more state education news here

| May 21, 2019
Legislative GOP leaders share budget bills highlights with lawmakers. See more state education news here

Details of the $11.9 billion proposed budget plan by Republican Legislative leaders who worked on the deal with Gov. Doug Ducey were released Monday evening.For education, the budget proposal includes funds for the 5 percent teacher pay raise, $15 million for school counselors and police officers on campus, $25 million for school building repairs, an increase to $136 million to partially restore additional assistance funding that public schools use to pay for books, software, buses and other soft-capital needs.The budget proposal also includes a $542 million deposit into the state’s rainy day fund and $325 million in tax breaks.

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Latino Education Gains Are Encouraging: New Report

| January 28, 2015
Latino Education Gains Are Encouraging: New Report

January 23, 2015 • By Juan Castillo • NBC NEWS LATINO Despite challenges, a top education group said the national data on Latino students is encouraging and shows solid growth. “The conversation about Latinos and education is often very deficit-based, where we’re English language learners, we’re high school dropouts and we’re illegal immigrants,” Deborah Santiago, vice […]

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