ARIZONA RANKS 49TH IN EDUCATION FUNDING – HOW DID WE GET HERE?

While acknowledging Arizona K-12 funding is low compared to the national average, Governor Ducey in his state of the state provided policymakers 15 points to make Arizona more competitive for our educators and students. But how low is our per-pupil funding compared to other states? And how long have we ranked near the bottom of […]

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The Disconnect Between Student Funding and School Letter Grades

School finance has been the topic of lively debate in Arizona, recently.  Parents, school leaders, and politicians from both political parties have openly expressed their concern over years of budget cuts, while newspapers continue to report school funding as a major concern of educators, expressed at the Superintendent’s “We Are Listening” tour.  Add to that […]

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