Education advocates hope Arizonans will examine state legislators’ support for bills that impact K-12 public school students before they turn in their ballot for local or special elections to be held Aug. 27, 2019 and the general election to be held Nov. 5, 2019.
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Children’s Action Alliance released their report “Who’s for Kids and Who’s Just Kidding: Public Schools Get More Talk Than Action from Legislative Session” in June 2019.
The report details how Arizona legislators voted on key children’s legislation such as the K-12 education budget bill, child care assistance, financial support for abused and neglected children placed with relatives, juvenile court judges being allowed to make decisions supporting youth success, dental care for pregnant women, and health plans without basic coverage.
Expect More Arizona’s Vote 4 Education includes a list of questions voters can ask candidates to determine their support of public education provides key election dates and deadlines and lets citizens register to vote using their platform or one of many other options.
AZ Schools Now’s United for Ed campaign urges Arizona voters to be an education champion by registering to vote, supporting candidates who stand up for public education, learning more about the propositions and bond and override elections on the ballot, and voting in the primary and general elections.
Friends of ASBA, a non-profit organization focused on providing access to information and resources on education issues, released voting records earlier this week for all 90 members of the Arizona Legislature in their report as well.