Innovative Education Plan from AZ Democratic Leaders Would Not Raise Taxes or Raid Land Trust

The Arizona Democratic House and Senate caucuses, led by Rep. Dr. Eric Meyer and Sen. Katie Hobbs, have released their own education funding plan. The Democratic education plan requires no new taxes, does not raid the State Trust Land, and will provide $3.6 billion to our children’s schools over the next 10 years (more than Read more about Innovative Education Plan from AZ Democratic Leaders Would Not Raise Taxes or Raid Land Trust[…]

As AZ Jobless Rate Climbs, Study Finds Educated Workers Would Boost Economy

The Arizona Republic reports that Arizona’s unemployment rate increased for the third straight month. To make matters worse, “Arizona ranks 48th in the nation for the largest share of people who are unemployed, underemployed or too discouraged to look for work,” according to The Arizona Republic. A recent study found that setting higher education goals Read more about As AZ Jobless Rate Climbs, Study Finds Educated Workers Would Boost Economy[…]

Superintendent Calls for Special Session, Wants Surplus Used for Education

Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas offered a plan to give Arizona schools $400 million a for teacher pay, according to the Arizona Capitol Times. Douglas’ plan calls for a special session of the Arizona Legislature to appropriate an immediate $400 million. Arizona House Democratic Leader Rep. Dr. Eric Meyer said what Douglas wants is Read more about Superintendent Calls for Special Session, Wants Surplus Used for Education[…]