Things you need to know:

  • Legislature Introduces Budget Bills
  • Gov. Signs 3 Ed Bills

Legislature Introduces Budget Bills

The Legislature introduced budget bills today that will be heard in committee meetings tomorrow morning. Highlights include a 2% teacher pay increase phased in over 2 years, $37.6 M in results based funding and $64M in new school construction.

For a complete summary of education provisions as introduced, click here. We will keep you updated as the process moves forward tomorrow and Thursday.

Gov. Signs 3 Ed Bills

SB 1040 Arizona teachers; student loan program was signed by the Governor on 5/2.

SB 1042 teacher certification; reciprocity was signed by the Governor on 5/2.

SB 1405 schools; elections; ballot arguments; exclusions was signed by the Governor on 5/2.