PHOENIX — A House panel agreed Monday to allow hundreds of thousands of children to attend private and parochial schools at public expense — a vote one legislator said is part of a radical agenda to destroy public schools.
PHOENIX — Saying it’s really a legal contract between the state and parents, state schools superintendent John Huppenthal is urging the Arizona Supreme Court to uphold the legality of what amounts to a voucher program for students.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers are free to give parents what amounts to a voucher of public funds to educate their children at any private or parochial school they want, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
PHOENIX - Thousands of students in poorly performing public schools could soon get what amounts to a voucher from the state to go elsewhere - or even get educated at home - in a move that could take hundreds of millions of dollars a year out of the public school system.
A national organization that champions school vouchers has pumped nearly $70,000 into Arizona legislative primary races this year, with Tucson Democrat Maria Garcia getting the largest share for her Senate campaign.