Tag Archives: Janice Palmer

Capitol Spotlight: Palmer to join Helios Foundation (access required)


Janice Palmer, director of governmental relations for the Arizona School Boards Association, has accepted a position as vice president & director of policy for the Helios Education Foundation. Her new responsibilities will include guiding the foundation’s new strategic direction in the school reform movement in Florida and Arizona.

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House panel advances latest budget fix, filling $650M gap (access required)

Lawmakers on a House panel generally agreed an emergency measure intended to repair the fiscal 2009 budget amounts to bad policy, but the bill still managed to gain approval along a party-line vote. One by one, legislators explained their objection to using accounting gimmicks and raiding funding in schools' bank accounts.

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