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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.

In Their Own Words: What Makes Student Loans Worth It

University of Arizona students share their views on student debt.

Tips for Keeping the Cost of College Down

A discussion with certified financial planner Mary Ahearn.

Court Bars From Ballot Tax on Wealthy to Fund Education

A majority of the court found that the measure's description of the change in tax rates creates a danger of confusion or unfairness.

Proposal to Tax the Wealthy for Schools: Proposition 207

The Invest in Education Act surpassed the required number of signatures to go to voters in November.

Home Sharing Is a Second 'Job' for Many Tucson Teachers

Airbnb says 12 percent of Tucson "hosts" are educators.

Suit Seeks to Keep Education Tax Proposal Off Ballot

The lawsuit claims the Invest in Education would effectively raise taxes for all taxpayers; initiative backers call that claim "ridiculous."

Tiny Homes Used to Recruit and Retain Vail Teachers

A look at Vail School District's novel approach.

Voucher Vote Creates Dilemma for School-Choice Supporters

Some supporters of vouchers are questioning whether voter protection of a measure is too limiting.

Pima County Supervisors OK TUSD Desegregation Tax Plan, Defying Legislature

County plans to leave tax as a part of its primary property tax, bucking recently passed law.
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