Tag: Per pupil funding

K – 12 Funding Facts – Stay Informed!

| June 23, 2014
K – 12 Funding Facts – Stay Informed!

During campaign seasons, candidates and voters spend a lot of time talking about education and education funding. School financing is a key responsibility for Arizona’s governor and legislature. Here are five quick facts for the election conversation: 1. $3.8 billion in state funding is appropriated to K-12 operations for fiscal year 2015. 2. 46% of […]

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Schools Do More With Less

| November 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Schools Do More With Less

“Flagstaff’s poverty rate has steadily climbed over the last decade. Like the rest of the region, more than half of Flagstaff’s students are poor. The amount of state and federal funds per pupil averages about $6,000.The state contributes $4,200 of that. In Massachusetts, home to some of the best schools in the country, students get more than twice that amount from that state.”

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