Archive for May, 2010

2010 Arizona Gubernatorial, Legislative, & State Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidates

May 25th, 2010

Arizona Gubernatorial, Legislative, and State Superintendent of Public Instruction candidates are gearing up for what promises to be an exciting election season. Here you will find a listing of candidates, as well as links to help you identify what legislative district you live in and related articles.

Proposition 100 Approved by Huge Margin: May 2010

May 19th, 2010

We’ll be posting updates on the May 18, 2010 special election as they come in. Specific data by polls may not be available for a few weeks.

Before we move on to the statistics, however, we want to send a big THANK YOU out to everyone who helped support the Yes to Proposition 100 campaign. The strong coalition of parents, educators, business people, retirees and students was remarkable. Many people put in a tremendous amount of volunteer hours to get the word out, and many more people took the time to look past the soundbites and thoughtfully analyze our state, school and public service budgets.

Prop 100 Passes in a Landslide! May 19, 2010

May 18th, 2010

Proposition 100 Results PROPOSITION 100 PASSES IN A LANDSLIDE THANK YOU ARIZONA! Voter turnout was high and Proposition 100 passed, with 64% of Arizonans voting for the measure. Select news coverage of the election results: KVOA: Prop 100 supporters celebrate win Amphitheater parent Lisa Ferko: ‚ÄúParents have come out and said public education is important  Continue Reading >

“When Adults Fight, Children Lose.” ~ U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Speaks Out on the State of Education Funding in Arizona

May 13th, 2010

Kim Covington with Channel 12 KPNX in Phoenix sat down for an exclusive interview with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Washington, D.C. to discuss the state of Arizona’s investment in public education and the second round Race to the Top application.