Letter to the Editor: Help keep our tax dollars in Arizona

Arizona unfortunately has a bad record of respecting the rights of marginalized populations, whether that’s minorities, LGBTQ+ people, and those with special needs. Which is why it’s especially concerning that our state has become ground zero, basically a national laboratory, for new voucher programs meant to circumvent legal restrictions. School vouchers in America became incredibly […]

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Save Our Schools Arizona Townhall

Have a question about Arizona’s public education funding crisis you’ve been dying to ask? Have an idea about supporting public schools that you’d like to share? Join us this fall for a series of SOSAZ Townhalls where we’ll discuss the issues, share insights, and collect feedback about what it takes to truly support Arizona’s 1.1 […]

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Legislative Alerts ~ Week of May 13, 2019

We are in day 120 of the legislature session – it is nominally supposed to last 100 days.  The delay is due to disagreements over the budget.  Remember to send your ideas on budget priorities to your representatives. SB 1451 – SCR 1023 – HCR 2005 – OPPOSE STRONGLY – These bills & continuing resolutions […]

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SOS Volunteer Appreciation

Many local Democrats worked with the nonpartisan Save Our Schools Coalition to gather petition signatures for the ballot initiative to repeal Sylvia Allen’s and the rest of the Republican legislature’s latest raid on our public schools. SOS succeeded and the initiative will be on the ballot and meanwhile, the voucher program is in suspension. This […]

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Save Our Schools Petition Signing

Save Our Schools Arizona is holding a statewide push this Saturday to gather signatures to refer SB 1413 the ESA (voucher) expansion bill to the 2018 ballot for the Arizona voters to decide where public funding should go. If you would like to sign the petition to put this issue on the ballot, we will have […]

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Save Our Schools

 Dear Fellow Democrat, Last session the legislature passed SB1431(the voucher bill) despite being opposed by all legislative Democrats and thousands of voters. This measure will take funding from our classrooms and give it to private schools. A group of statewide, grassroots parents and teachers formed Save Our Schools Arizona to circulate a referendum to put this measure […]

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