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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.

Arizona Supreme Court Explains 'Invest in Ed' Decision

The justices wrote why they kicked the Invest in Education initiative off the ballot

Voters to Decide on Bonds and Overrides to Fund Schools

Education advocates hope teachers' movement will make a difference.

Proposition 305: Referendum on Arizona Voucher Expansion Law

Arizona Daily Star education reporter Hank Stephenson explains pushback against the 2017 state law.

UA Noted for Serving Hispanic Students, Now Working to Keep That Designation

As a Hispanic Serving Institution, the University of Arizona must re-apply for the title each year.

Ducey, Garcia Spar on Education Policy in Tucson Debate

Candidates for Arizona Governor continue to offer disparate visions on the future of the state, in second debate this week.

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.
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