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Breaking News: Off the Waiting List – School Choice Bills Pass Through the Senate, Onto the House

Posted in Marriage & Family, News on: January 19th, 2012
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Moments ago, two school choice bills were passed by the Arizona State Senate by a vote of 19-9-1.

Arizona’s robust school choice programs have been an undeniable success, opening the doors of educational opportunities to tens of thousands of families. Yet the need for scholarships for students to attend the school of their parents’ choice remains great, with thousands of students sitting on waiting lists. (more…)

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Get the Facts: Center for Arizona Policy’s Newest Publication Takes On the Difficult Issues Facing the Family

Posted in News on: January 12th, 2012
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How does abortion harm women? Why does marriage matter? What are the free speech rights of college students?

These are a few of the questions answered in Center for Arizona Policy’s latest publication The Policy Pages: A Guide to Family Issues found online at AZPolicyPages.com. This free online resource provides an in-depth look at some of the most critical issues of our time concerning life, marriage and family, religious liberty, judicial reform, and civics. (more…)

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Everyone Wins with Empowerment Scholarship Accounts

Posted in Marriage & Family on: August 4th, 2011
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One of the most ground-breaking bills passed by the legislature this session was SB 1553. This bill, which was signed by Governor Brewer, creates Empowerment Scholarship Accounts that allow parents of children with special needs to redirect 90% of the tax dollars that would go to their child’s public education to the education services of their choice.

The bill’s sponsor, Senator Rick Murphy, went on 3TV’s Politics Unplugged this week to debate this bill with the Arizona Education Association. Watch the video below:

For more on the Education Savings Accounts, read our Fact Sheet.

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