education funding

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A member of the Arizona Board of Regents has announced his resignation from the board, effectively immediately.

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Republican House Speaker J.D. Mesnard has withdrawn his last-minute proposal requiring school districts to spend half of their yearly inflation increases on teacher raises.

A group of Arizona school districts and several school groups say they plan to sue the Legislature over cuts to funding for buildings and maintenance.

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday praised school choice advocates gathered at the Capitol and then defended state funding to private schools that critics say siphons cash from public schools.

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey wants to pump $114 million in new money into K-12 education for initiatives including teacher raises, signing bonuses for low-income school instructors and an expansion of full-day kindergarten.

 

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