Prop. 305 defeat doesn’t end fight over voucher expansion
More than 1 million voters rejected lawmakers’ attempt to allow every public school student in Arizona to attend private or parochial schools on taxpayer dollars – but the fight isn’t over.
Both sides of voucher war prepare for battles after vote
Opponents of Proposition 305 may soon cry victory over its defeat, but the fight over school choice and Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts will not end in November.
Candidates for top education office have concerns about charter schools
Charter schools, insufficient public school funding and Proposition 305 were some of the topics in the first debate in the race for state superintendent of public instruction.
Voucher vote creates dilemma for school-choice supporters
If voters approve the voucher expansion law in November, many believe those changes would be locked in under the Voter Protection Act.
The Breakdown, Episode 17: That’s a wrap
Another session is in the books, but not without a fuss - or two.
The Breakdown, Episode 11: Where do we even begin?
Last week, the Capitol was abuzz with everything from talk of criminal justice reform to how to fund Arizona's public education system - and that's just the beginning.
Voucher expansion ballot measure prompts questions on voter protection
What is now Proposition 305 will not only put the fate of school voucher expansion into the hands of Arizonans, but is also likely to set precedent on how the Voter Protection Act applies to referenda.