Thursday, October 29, 2015

Slick Mailer From AZ Governor Doug Ducey on Funding Education

State Republican leaders are proposing a $3.5 billion increase to school funding over the next decade, starting almost immediately, under a deal lawmakers are considering this week. The proposal, which would settle a long-running lawsuit, would draw the money from the State Land Trust and the general fund. The state would ultimately pay about 70 percent of what the courts have ruled schools are owed after state budgets failed to fully fund voter-mandated inflation increases during the Great Recession. But the plaintiffs — the state's school districts — say they support the compromise.  Read MoreEmbedded image permalink

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