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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 heads back to school

With classes back in session, we speak to educators about the coming school year.

Pima County increases preschool and childcare assistance

Help available for people making up to 300% of federal poverty level

Where's the new money in the state budget going?

We look at a handful of areas that will see a notable increase in funds this fiscal year

Groups that backed Proposition 208 seek to block tax cuts

The groups have filed a pair of voter referendums and have 90 days to collect the nearly 120,000 signatures

Gov. Ducey touts pandemic response, promises focus on education and tax cuts in annual address

The governor delivered his address virtually rather than in front of the state legislature.

Education notebook: Public school funding jeopardized, UA expands reach

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

Invest in Ed is headed to court, again

Two legal challenges argue that Proposition 208 unconstitutionally overrules the Legislature's taxing authorities.

Arizonans approve tax on wealthy to fund education. Now what?

Your questions about Proposition 208, the Invest in Ed ballot measure, answered.

Initial results show approval for Arizona education tax on wealthy

Tuesday night numbers suggested the measure was likely to pass in Arizona.
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