Kids deserve a top-notch education tailored to their needs. That’s why the Goldwater Institute helped make Arizona the leading state for education choice. In 2010, five Goldwater reforms became law, including education accounts for special-needs students, a school-performance rating system, ending of social promotion, expansion of charter schools, and new certification requirements so that experts in math, science, and other areas can teach their subjects without a teaching certificate from a college of education.
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Figure $katingPosted on October 20, 2002 | Type: In the News
Janet and Matt promise better education and health care... but the state's finances remain on thin ice.
Republicans: Education, Budget Need FixingPosted on August 21, 2002 | Type: In the News
State [Needs] More Business, They Say
Getting Some Schooling: Feds Can Learn from Arizona's Education Tax CreditPosted on August 04, 2002 | Type: Op-Ed
It's August now and that means the Back-to-School season is just around the corner. Soon, area merchants will hit the airwaves offering deals on everything from lunchboxes to Levi's to laptops, explaining why their products and prices beat the competition.
The Arizona Scholarship Tax Credit: A Model for Federal ReformPosted on August 01, 2002 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Dan Lips
Advocates of limited government in Congress face a dilemma. For two decades, conservatives have sought to devolve federal power over education back to state and local governments. In 1981, Ronald Reagan entered office pledging to abolish the fledgling Department of Education. Since then hundreds of billions of federal taxpayer dollars have been spent in an effort to improve local educational services, but there has been no corresponding improvement in student performance on major national exams.
Arizona's Scholarship Tax Credit a Model for Federal ReformPosted on August 01, 2002 | Type: Press Release
$500 Credit Could Help 1.6 Million Needy Students, Save States $11 Billion