Tag: State Land Trust Fund

AZ WEEK: More Education Funding? It’s Up to Voters

| November 16, 2015
AZ WEEK: More Education Funding? It’s Up to Voters

The governor’s $3.5 billion plan for education has support from the Legislature, but ultimately it’s up to the voters. A special election in May 2016 will determine whether the state can increase the money it takes from the State Land Trust Fund. Arizona Week Friday looks into the details of the plan and why a constitutional change is necessary.

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AZ WEEK: Will Ducey’s Funding Plan Raise Arizona Education?

| June 17, 2015
AZ WEEK: Will Ducey’s Funding Plan Raise Arizona Education?

By Arizona Public Media Arizona Week Friday analyzes Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan to infuse Arizona K-12 education with $1.8 billion in the next five years from the State Land Trust Fund. It would break down to an additional $300 per student. In recent years, local schools, even high performing ones, have said shrinking state funding makes […]

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Ducey: Take $1.8B From State Land Trust for Education

| June 9, 2015
Ducey: Take $1.8B From State Land Trust for Education

By Christopher Conover • Arizona Public Media Gov. Doug Ducey proposed Thursday taking $1.8 billion from the State Land Trust Fund for K-12 education in the next five years. The plan would require approval of legislators and state voters, and it comes amid ongoing criticism of the Republican governor and Republican-controlled Legislature for their cuts to […]

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