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Education Funding in Arizona

Stories on the statewide debate over teacher pay and education funding.
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Striking Arizona Teachers End Walkout After Education Bill Signed

Teachers did not get everything they wanted, but they won substantial gains from reluctant lawmakers.

The Buzz speaks with two newly-elected officials: Juan Ciscomani and Katie Hobbs

Both have been on the jobs for several days, but have been confronted by the politics of their new positions.

Arizona schools plan major budget cuts, if spending limit is not lifted

The state has until March 1, 2023 to override the spending cap.

Arizona judge delays trial in fight over education funding

A judge granted a request for a delay by the state’s incoming attorney general.

The Buzz: A look at Arizona's new government

The Inauguration of November's winners comes as the legislative session nears.

Think tank says education aggregate expenditure limit should be ended permanently

The Grand Canyon Institute report claims AEL is bad for Arizona schools and the state's economy.

Not quite universal, but families flocked to universal voucher program

The Arizona Department of Education said about 32,000 schoolkids applied this fall for the first round of expanded ESA funding.

TUSD approves spending proposal, 98 positions could be lost for next school year

The approved proposal includes budget cuts for summer school in 2024.

The Buzz: How Arizona's lack of school mental health staff affects students

Arizona has some of the worst student-to-mental-health-professional ratios in the US.

Arizona Department of Education announces new $5 million effort to support educators and students

Campaign builds on previous partnership with DonorsChoose, which supported over 15,400 classrooms in 1600-plus schools across Arizona
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