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Arizonans Approve 77% Of School Bond, Override Elections

Arizonans approve 77% of school bond, override elections


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • November 15, 2018

Arizona voters approved 77 percent of school bond and override elections on the 2018 midterm election ballot, said Randie Stein, director of the public finance team at Stifel Nicolaus in Phoenix. Bonds and overrides are voter approved community support for…

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District Gets International Attention For Re-thinking What School Looks Like

District gets international attention for re-thinking what school looks like


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • October 23, 2018

One of Arizona’s newest public district schools is drawing international attention for an innovative structural and interior design created to improve student achievement by fostering engagement, collaboration and creativity. Educators, researchers, policymakers and architects from around the world gathered earlier…

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Legislative Wrap-Up: What The New Budget And Bills Mean For K-12 Schools

Legislative Wrap-Up: What the new budget and bills mean for K-12 schools


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  • Lisa Irish/Arizona Education News Service
  • June 6, 2018

What will the Arizona Legislature’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget and the key bills that were approved this session mean for K-12 public schools during the next school year? Education advocates main goals this year were to secure additional district additional…

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How The Budget Impacts K-12 Education Funding

How the budget impacts K-12 education funding


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • May 9, 2018

Arizonans know a teacher pay increase was included in the budget approved last week and that a bid to repeal the 2017 school voucher expansion failed. But what else will impact K-12 education funding for the next school year? The…

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Legislature Approves Budget, Including Teacher Pay Increase

Legislature approves budget, including teacher pay increase


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • May 1, 2018

Updated May 4: Legislators ended the session for the year just after midnight on Friday. A bill that would have repealed the legislature's 2017 school voucher expansion failed Friday without a final vote. Sine Die! #AZleg pic.twitter.com/eycItYdnic — AZ House…

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What Would It Take To Raise Arizona Teachers’ Salaries?

What would it take to raise Arizona teachers’ salaries?


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  • Lisa Irish/Arizona Education News Service
  • April 10, 2018

As legislators work on the budget, many in the #RedForEd movement are asking what would it take to raise Arizona teachers’ salaries by 20 percent. "Right now, probably the best guess at this point in time is between $700 to…

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Teachers Call For 20% Pay Increase, Restored Per-pupil Funding

Teachers call for 20% pay increase, restored per-pupil funding


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • March 28, 2018

About 2.500 teachers and education advocates wearing #RedForEd rallied at the Arizona State Capitol on Wednesday evening, calling for a 20 percent increase in teacher salaries and the restoration of per-pupil funding for public schools to 2008 levels. Arizona elementary…

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AZ Students’ Achievement Gains Dragged Down By D- In Funding

AZ students’ achievement gains dragged down by D- in funding


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  • Lisa Irish/Arizona Education News Service
  • January 19, 2018

Arizona K-12 students' strong academic achievement over the past several years was dragged down by the state's low spending for education, earning Arizona a D+ overall grade in Education’s Week‘s 2018 Quality Counts report Grading the States. The Arizona state…

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