Neither Gallego nor Valenzuela is likely to shake up city hall, which needs it.
He wants to require charters to segregate public and private funds. But, provided services are rendered, all charter school funds are private money.
GCU has a well-regarded teacher training program. If the purpose is to produce and retain more teachers, it should be included.
The feds are jerking the state’s chain. But there isn’t any meaningful conservation in the state’s implementation plan.
Ducey made a mess of Arizona’s tax filing season. He shouldn’t stand in the way of GOP lawmakers cleaning it up.
What put the deal over the top wasn’t concessions for taxpayers, but side deals with council members.
In the modern era, candidates, not party officials, define a political party. And candidates can work around the party if necessary.
Sen. Allen’s one penny sales tax does too little for K-12 education. And higher ed should compete for more funding from existing tax sources through the legislative appropriations process.
Proposals to increase funding for an economic development slush fund and performance pay for schools reveal a lot.
Ducey has proposed a significant increase for K-12 education, above inflation funding. But there is room for more.