A new policy paper by a non-partisan think tank the Grand Canyon Institute found state subsidies for private school students are much more expensive than for public school students per student. The report shows that Arizona’s two private school subsidy programs cost the state $10,700 on average per regular education student who would not otherwise have enrolled in private school. That’s 75 percent more per student than the $6,000 Arizona pays to educate a regular education public school student when paid entirely from state funds. Research Director for Grand Canyon Institute Dave Wells tells us more.
Join Arizona PBS for limited-run screenings of "MASTERPIECE: The Chaperone" at Harkins Camelview in Scottsdale April 12-14.
Saint Marie's favorite displaced detective is back for an eighth season of criminal mysteries and other craziness as detective inspector Jack Mooney is back for more "Death in Paradise" Saturday nights at 8 p.m. on Arizona PBS.
Discover the life and work of Garry Winogrand, the epic storyteller in pictures who harnessed the serendipity of the streets to capture America during meteoric, oft-turbulent change in a new American Masters biography Sunday, April 21, at 2 p.m. on Arizona PBS.