FAQ

Did you Know?

Despite our state’s growing population and the larger number of students in today’s classrooms, our public schools are also getting nearly 15% less funding now than they did 10 years ago.6

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Dollars cut from K-12 education in Arizona since 2009

(The number you're waiting for is $4.56 BILLION)

% of AZ students attending non-public schools
5%
% of AZ Kids who attend public schools
95%
Did you Know?

Despite our state’s growing population and the larger number of students in today’s classrooms, our public schools are also getting nearly 15% less funding now than they did 10 years ago.6

$0
Dollars cut from K-12 education in Arizona since 2009

(The number you're waiting for is $4.56 BILLION)

  • What did voters think?

    Arizona voters across all parties and professions consistently name education as the state’s top priority.19 Arizonans oppose ESA voucher expansion by more than 2 to 1.20 Arizona voters blocked the expansion by a 65% margin and 97% of them name public education as central to Arizona’s success.21

  • What happened after Save Our Schools Arizona got enough signatures to put ESA vouchers on the ballot?

    The referendum appeared on the November 2018 ballot as Proposition 305, allowing Arizona voters a say in how their tax dollars are spent and the future of their state. 65 percent of Arizonans voted NO, rejecting the Legislature’s ESA voucher expansion.

  • Where is the push for ESA voucher expansion coming from?

    Three special interest groups, Americans for Prosperity, the Goldwater Institute, and the American Federation for Children, have each spent untold millions in Arizona on influencing elections and expanding ESA vouchers.22 Together, they are working to dismantle public education, changing it from the force which propelled America to world superpower status into a money-making scheme to benefit the already very rich.

  • Are court challenges in the works?

    Yes. National special interest groups, including Americans for Prosperity and the American Federation for Children, have poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into frivolous court challenges22 in a transparent attempt to silence Arizona voters.23 Your donations will help our outstanding legal team to do what it does best: defend your voice in court.