education funding


The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear an expedited challenge to a new voter-approved tax on high-earning Arizonans designed to boost school funding.


Arizona Supreme Court

The Arizona Supreme Court has restored a citizen’s initiative that would raise taxes on the wealthy to help boost education funding to the ballot.

The Arizona Supreme Court has rejected a request to allow online signature gathering for proposed ballot measures.

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Arizona education leaders say they fear a looming recession created by the coronavirus could once again mean reductions in school funding.

Supporters of a proposal to raise taxes on wealthy Arizonans to boost school funding will formally kick off a signature-gathering effort Monday after filing revised ballot language.