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The Case For And Against Arizona Proposition 208. See more state education news here

| October 20, 2020
The Case For And Against Arizona Proposition 208. See more state education news here

Election Day is just … days away, believe it or not. That’s 20 days to choose your preferred candidates for president, the state Legislature and a litany of other offices. Twenty days to choose whether to retain a lot of judges, and 20 days to decide on two citizen initiatives that qualified for this year’s ballot. 

The Show is bringing you elevator pitches of sorts from the supporters and the opponents of these proposals, starting with Proposition 208, or the Invest in Education Act.

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Expect More Arizona — Education Top Issue for Fifth Straight Year. See more state education and legislative news here

| January 7, 2020
Expect More Arizona — Education Top Issue for Fifth Straight Year. See more state education and legislative news here

Expect More Arizona commissioned its annual statewide public opinion survey of 600 likely Arizona voters in November 2019. For the fifth year in a row, poll results show that voters believe education is the most important issue facing our state, above immigration, healthcare or the economy. Voters continue to consider teacher pay and a general lack of funding to be our state’s most significant education issues.

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Back to school: Are parents tapping college savings in 529 plans for private K-12 tuition?. See more national education news here

| September 10, 2019
Back to school: Are parents tapping college savings in 529 plans for private K-12 tuition?. See more national education news here

Few parents are using 529 savings plan for their school-aged children’s tuition more than a year after the Trump Administration first allowed the tax-advantaged funds to go to K-12 private education, according to several plan administrators.

About 5.5% of withdrawals for beneficiaries 16 and under were made in 2018, up 4% from 2016, according to Ascensus, which administers 529 plans for 20 states and the District of Columbia.

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