Funding for school with higher test scores

Two years ago, Governor Ducey and lawmakers adopted a new funding formula that funneled $39 million only to schools with higher test scores. This year, they increased that to $69 million per year. Dana Wolfe Naimark, CEO of the Children’s Action Alliance, worries that funding plan keeps extra money from schools that are really in need of more money, leaving out nearly 1,500 schools. We’ll hear more from Naimark about her concerns.

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Dana Wolfe Naimark, CEO of the Children’s Action Alliance

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