What the end of legislative session means for education

What the end of legislative session means for education

by Expect More Arizona

The Legislature finished their 2017 regular session (sine die) on Thursday, May 10 after a 122-day session. The conversation this year was dominated by education issues, affirming the results of our December poll that showed education is the number one priority among Arizona voters. Following are some highlights as they relate to Expect More Arizona’s …

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Arizona FY18 Budget Includes Dollars for Every Part of Education Spectrum

by Expect More Arizona

The legislature has officially transmitted its budget for next fiscal year (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018) to the Governor. Thank you to all of the supporters of education that took action to contact their legislators and share their priorities. These efforts helped ensure that dollars were included for every part of the education …

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Expect More Arizona’s FY18 Budget Priorities

by Expect More Arizona

Think establishing a household budget with your family is tough? Try managing the varied interests of nearly 7 million people. Setting a budget for a state as diverse as Arizona is an unenviable task. The state budgeting process for next fiscal year (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018) is currently underway. The Governor and …

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Proposed New Investments for Education

by Expect More Arizona

One of the not-so-fun responsibilities of being an adult is managing money. Many of us struggle to reconcile what we wish we could buy with what we can really afford. On a much greater scale, the Governor and state legislature face a similar task. State law requires that Arizona have a balanced budget – meaning …

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An Encouraging Plan for Education

by Expect More Arizona

In his State of the State address yesterday, Governor Ducey expressed that education issues will be his top priority this year. Nearly half of his hour-long speech was spent on the topic as he laid out 16 proposals, which can be found here. The details will be critical, and are expected to be outlined in …

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