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State Equalization Tax Rate

This 2022 session, the Arizona Legislature significantly increased funding for K-12 education. However, the Legislature also permanently repealed the State Equalization Tax Rate (SETR), back-filling $330.5 million from the…

Vote YES on Proposition 308 this November

A YES vote will allow all DREAMers who have lived in Arizona for more than two years and graduated from an Arizona high school the choice to attend Arizona’s public universities and community colleges at an in-state tuition…

Proposition 132 is a Dangerous Power-Grab That Will End Majority Rule in Arizona 

The Arizona Center for Economic Progress urges voters to reject Proposition 132 by voting NO on this November’s ballot. Proposition 132 is a part of a series of tricks proposed by the Arizona legislature to convince voters…

Poverty Can Be A Policy Choice

Last week, the U.S. Census Bureau released data on 2021 poverty, income, and health from the Current Population Survey (CPS) and American Community Survey (ACS). This national and state-level census data demonstrates that…

Big Win! Final Public Charge Rule Announced

Last week, the Biden Administration announced changes to immigration rules that disproportionately harm low-income people of color.   The changes repeal and replace extreme and discriminatory changes to the Public Charge…

Please Turn In Your Signature Petitions NOW!

In three weeks, Save Our Schools Arizona turns in signatures to stop yet another universal voucher scheme — they need them back ASAP!   This year’s ill advised, universal voucher expansion already has 6500+ applicants,…

Save Our Schools Petition Drive

Save Our Schools Arizona is running a statewide referendum to stop the universal voucher expansion passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor earlier this summer. This expansion will strip Arizona public schools…

ARIZONA SCHOOLS GOT MORE MONEY THIS YEAR. WHAT’S IT FOR – AND IS IT ENOUGH?

Despite what the thermostat may say, summer is over for many Arizona students. School is back in session.   Lawmakers added money to K-12 spending for this school year – but how much? $1 billion? $800 million? Is this…

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