Arizona, Indiana, and a National Trend of Defunding Schools

Andy Spears
2 min readApr 13, 2021

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is part of a national trend of efforts to defund public schools by way of cutting off funding sources.

CBS 5 in Phoenix has more:

Voters passed a tax hike in November to boost funding for K-12 schools. But Gov. Doug Ducey is still trying to sink Proposition 208 because the bulk of the money raised will be paid for by Arizona’s wealthiest.

The governor, who opposed the ballot measure during the campaign, recently outlined his two-pronged strategy to a

Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .