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Group hopes to stop school voucher expansion before it takes effect

When Arizona students return to school in August, a new law could make the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts available to all 1.1 million of them. Unless a grassroots group of opponents has its way.... Read more»

A decade after recession, Arizona schools still suffer from budget cuts

Arizona schools were subject to a larger percent-change cut in education funding from 2008 to 2014 than any other state, according to a report released Thursday by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.... Read more»

TUSD exec to present annual budget

Tucson Unified School District's chief financial officer will present the district's budget to the public in four sessions beginning Wednesday.... Read more»

Senator vows to close decrepit schools on military bases

The Senate has decided not to take up a proposal that would close rather than repair decrepit Defense Department-run schools on military bases, creating a flood of thousands of students to nearby public school systems. But the plan's chief architect is vowing to try again.... Read more»