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Lawsuit Filed Over Delay of Arizona's School Choice Program
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Aug 24, 6:35 AM: The Goldwater Institute conservative think tank was part of a coalition that filed the lawsuit Wednesday, saying the attempted delay has put many families' educational futures in limbo.
Political payback for Republican lawmakers who voted against school vouchers?
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Aug 21, 5:54 AM: Republican lawmakers who opposed the controversial expansion of the state's school-voucher program could draw primary challengers in their 2018 elections.
School-voucher opponents clear key signature hurdle. But will they make the ballot?
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Aug 21, 5:51 AM: County election officials will review signatures against voter registration rolls to ensure they are from qualified voters; those that are not will be discarded. Spencer said not enough signatures were collected in La Paz >
Amphi celebrates new school year with launch of Innovation Academy
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Aug 16, 5:11 AM: As the name suggests, the education model at Innovation Academy is a new step for the district. The school was developed to incorporate the theories and stratagems of science, technology, engineering and math—also known as >
Supporters of universal vouchers file suit to try to stop referendum drive
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Aug 14, 6:24 AM: The lawsuit filed in Maricopa County Superior Court contends some of the people who circulated petitions to force a public vote did not comply with state elections law, which requires that they register as paid circulators >
Save Our Schools Arizona slams vetting process for school-voucher referendum
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Aug 14, 6:06 AM: The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office is under fire for its sudden decision to allow dozens of observers into the room as officials began verifying signatures supporting the school-voucher referendum. >
School options for children with autism are becoming more diverse
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Aug 14, 5:12 AM: Southern Arizona parents looking for programs that work best for their child have more options than ever — public, private, online and home school.
Delivery of 111K signatures puts Arizona school-voucher expansion on hold
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Aug 9, 5:53 AM: A law expanding Arizona's school-voucher program was put on hold Tuesday after foes delivered 111,540 signatures to the secretary of state in hopes of giving voters the final say on whether the controversial measure should >
Critics say charter schools overburden state budget
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Aug 8, 7:30 AM: Arizona has a higher percentage of students in charter schools than any other state. Critics say the growing enrollment is having a negative impact on public school students.
Parents say they have enough signatures to stall Arizona school-voucher expansion
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Aug 8, 5:15 AM: A huge expansion of Arizona's controversial school-voucher program is expected to be put on hold Tuesday, as a grass-roots group says it will file enough signatures to at least temporarily prevent the law from taking >
Group Seeking School Voucher Bill Repeal to File Petitions
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Aug 7, 6:24 AM: A group opposed to a major private school voucher expansion bill signed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to file petitions that could block the law.
School voucher foes utilizing paid circulators to spread word
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Jul 19, 6:14 AM: Foes of taxpayer-funded school vouchers are now using paid circulators to boost the chances that voters get the last word on the legislatively approved expansion of the program.
School voucher foes utilizing paid circulators to spread word
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Jul 18, 6:47 AM: Foes of taxpayer-funded school vouchers are now using paid circulators to boost the chances that voters get the last word on the legislatively approved expansion of the program.
Arizona group says school voucher bill repeal is on track
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Jul 12, 5:48 AM: A group that opposes a major private school voucher expansion bill signed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey this spring says it is on track to collect enough signatures to place the law on hold.
Group Works to Block Arizona School Voucher Expansion
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Jul 11, 6:13 AM: A law that expands Arizona’s school voucher program is set to take effect Aug. 9, and one group is working to block that from happening.
Group hopes to stop school voucher expansion before it takes effect
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Jul 10, 6:16 AM: 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. >
Group hopes to stop school voucher expansion before it takes effect
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Jul 7, 6:39 AM: 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. >
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey: Charter schools educating 16 percent of his state's students
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Jun 27, 7:43 AM: Ducey, one of several Republican governors to attend the Koch brothers' donor conference here, said that about 16 percent of his state's students are enrolled in charter schools.
Arizona charter school data show lack of ethnic diversity
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Jun 7, 7:29 AM: Two decades after Arizona helped pioneer the charter school movement, enrollment data show the schools don’t match the school-age demographics of the state and, in many cases, their neighborhoods. White – and especially >
Benning collecting signatures to oppose legislation expanding school vouchers
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Jun 1, 5:42 AM: Robin Benning stood outside the library in triple-digit weather during two shifts — around lunchtime, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and again during early evening, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. He talked to anyone of voting age, asking >

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