ATRA in the News

The Political Notebook
Billy Robb
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Sean McCarthy joins the podcast to break down some issues related to Arizona school finance. We talk about the funding formula and school choice, as well as emerging trends like declining district enrollment numbers and the rising cost of the state's retirement system.

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Arizona School Finance

This primer is a thorough breakdown and history of public school finance in Arizona, to include discussions on recent trends and issues.