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Arizona lawmakers avert school closures with funding fix

Senate vote removes aggregate expenditure limit for the rest of the school year.

AZ House passes schools spending cap waiver, Senate delays vote

Legislature and Governor have until March 1 to pass aggregate expenditure limit waiver

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.

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

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

Extended at-home learning potential source of anxiety in students

A discussion with the UA College of Education's Rebecca Hartzell.

Mentorship program for new Arizona educators gets funding boost

State Superintendent Kathy Hoffman's office announced a $2.5 million investment.

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.

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