school vouchers

Republican Arizona lawmakers have advanced a bill that would provide a permanent fix for Navajo Nation students who use the state's school voucher program to attend a New Mexico Christian school.

Education officials in Arizona have released a spreadsheet naming every parent with an Empowerment Scholarship Account in the state.

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday touted her $5 billion plan to fund tuition for private school students, telling a room of supportive parents and lobbyists that it would improve the quality of education.

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is scheduled to visit Arizona today.

Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic

Legislation giving a handful of Navajo children from Arizona another year to use their vouchers for tuition at a private New Mexico school has been signed by Gov. Doug Ducey.