The Precedent

Prop 123: More Money More Problems?

Nathan Tucker, News Editor

April 22, 2016

Arizona schools are stuck in an unenviable position. Out of 50 states, Arizona placed 48th in amount of money spent for each student: every Arizonan child in K-12 education equaled $7,208 spent, according to a 2013 report from the US Census Bureau (for reference, the national average that year was $10,7...

Prop 123 funds education now

Prop 123 funds education now

Cassie Nielsen, Website and Media Editor

April 20, 2016

Arizona K-12 education is underfunded; that we can all agree on. The problem is agreeing on the way in which we increase funding. In the year 2000, voters approved Proposition 301, a six-tenths of a cent sales tax increase for K-12 education--but who wants to pay more taxes? Proposition 123 make...

Prop 123 falters in future

Prop 123 falters in future

Zach Klein, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

It should come as no surprise to anyone that the latest edition of Arizona state legislature involves the everlasting controversy of expanding school funding. According to azcharters.org the exact written purpose of the proposed bill, is that Prop 123 “adds education funding over 10 years to K-12 students...

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