ADP Education Town Hall hosted by Chair Teran

Please join Arizona Democratic Party Chair Raquel Teran as she discusses the critical issue of education in the State of Arizona. The Education Town Hall will take place on Monday, May 17 at 5:30 MST! Joining her will be Superintendent Kathy Hoffman and school board members from around the state, Naketa Ross, Thomasene Cordona and […]

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Republican AZ Legislative Priorities

Republicans control our Legislature by a thin margin. As a result, they can jam through some pretty awful legislation. Our Legislative Committee Chair provided this grim report at this morning’s Monthly Democratic Action Meeting. 2021 LEGISLATIVE SESSION SUPPRESS THE VOTE: 25 bills designed to make voting more difficult – particularly voting by mail PEVL Purge […]

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Save Our Schools Event

AZ public schools are under attack. Educators need our communities to step up and show support in a very public way. We will be painting car windows with messages of support, and writing postcards for lawmakers! 10 Drive-Thru locations statewide: Central Phx West Phx Gilbert Avondale – Friendship Park Tempe Tucson Flagstaff Kingman – Locomotive […]

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Prop 208 – Vote “Yes”

“Prop 208 — Initiative Petition Relating to Education Funding” Here is Prop 208 as it will appear on our ballots: PROPOSITION 208 PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING. A “yes” vote shall have the effect of imposing a 3.5% income tax surcharge, in addition to existing income tax rates, on taxable annual income […]

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Three Statewide Ballot Initiatives Worthy Of Your Support

The Coconino County Democratic Party recommends a “yes” vote on each of the following three statutory initiatives. All three are currently under court challenge, but if cleared to appear on the ballot, they are expected to have the proposition numbers indicated in parentheses. STOP SURPRISE BILLING AND PROTECT PATIENTS ACT (Prop. 208) Arizonans Fed Up […]

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Most Urgent Issue in Arizona: Back to School in the Era of COVID-19

As parents, students, and educators, with all their unique circumstances, contemplate returning to school, COVID-19 presents major challenges for K-12 education. Other countries that have reopened schools successfully have much lower rates of community transmission than found in the United States, along with robust testing and contracting tracing programs. Even so, some of these schools […]

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Should We Open Our Schools?

By Carrie Sampson First, let me position myself. I am a mother of two school-aged children, an incoming kindergarten and third grader. I am an educator. As a faculty member at Arizona State University, I teach and research educational equity, leadership, and policy. I am mixed-race, with Latinx and Black heritage, born and raised in […]

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World-Class Education in Every ZIP Code: The Biden-Sanders Unity Platform

Highlights: It is the government’s responsibility to ensure that every child, everywhere, is able to receive a world-class education that enables them to lead meaningful lives, no matter their race, ZIP code, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or household income. Guaranteeing Universal High-Quality Early Childhood Education. Democrats support: working with states to offer pre-K […]

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Zoom Town Hall on COVID-19 Impacts on Education in AZ

On Tuesday, July 21 Congressman Tom O’Halleran is hosting a Zoom town hall meeting to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on K-12 education in Arizona that you may be interested in. You can join in from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM to share your thoughts and concerns directly, and discuss new updates in our state. Joe Thomas, […]

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