Arizona voters support increased funding for teachers and students

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Arizona voters support increased funding for teachers and students

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Arizona voters say they support the idea of extending the Proposition 301 sales tax, which is set to expire in 2021. But when it comes to increasing the sales tax from its existing 0.6 percent, that’s where things get a little shaky, according to a poll recently released by Expect More Arizona. While 68 percent …

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2018 State of the State Highlights – New Funding Proposed for K-12 Education

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Monday afternoon, Governor Ducey delivered his fourth State of the State address and once again pledged to make public education a priority by adding more dollars to the budget for K-12 programs and restoring many of the cuts made during the Recession. In fact, the governor indicated that 80 percent of all available new dollars …

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Puntos Sobresalientes del “Estado del Estado de 2018” – Se Propone Nueva Financiación para la Educación K-12

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El lunes por la tarde, el Gobernador Ducey dio su cuarto discurso sobre el Estado del Estado, y una vez más prometió hacer de la educación pública una prioridad, al agregar más dinero al presupuesto para programas K-12 y restaurar muchos de los recortes realizados durante la Recesión. De hecho, el gobernador indicó que 80 …

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Philanthropy Aligns Giving to Progress Meter Goals

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A number of philanthropic organizations in Arizona are looking to align their giving with the goals outlined in the Progress Meter, including the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation, The Rodel Foundation of Arizona, Social Venture Partners, and The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation. Social Venture Partners hosted an Ed Pitch competition last month to challenge Arizona college students …

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Council in Douglas Aims to Improve Education in the Area 

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In Douglas, a dozen leaders from the civic, business, and educational arenas have joined together to form the Douglas Education Partnership Council. Born out of the Arizona Education Progress Meter’s goals to improve specific education metrics for all Arizona students, the Council in Douglas will work together to galvanize the community to support local schools. …

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