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New Laws

What To Know: New Laws on Education, Public Safety and Water Security Go Into Effect

Governor Ducey signed 387 bills during the second session of Arizona’s 55th Legislature, capping eight successful years of collaboration with lawmakers to position our fast-growing state as a land of opportunity. The bills – which prioritized K-12 education, public safety, water security, infrastructure, veterans, health care and more – go into effect Saturday, September 24.

Civics

Governor Ducey Signs Landmark Legislation from Reps. Burges and Nguyen

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation that ensures Arizona students demonstrate greater competency in civics before graduating high school, further bolstering Arizona’s position as a national leader in civics education. “We have a real responsibility to equip the leaders of tomorrow with knowledge of our nation’s founding principles,” Governor Ducey said. “Those timeless principles have inspired

Education

Bolstering Civics Education And Increasing School Funding

House Education Committee Unanimously Supports Civics Education Legislation The Arizona House Education Committee yesterday unanimously supported legislation to bolster civics education, one of Governor Doug Ducey’s education priorities. House Bill 2632, sponsored by Representative Quang Nguyen, would make several additions to the Arizona Civics tests, which Arizona students must pass to graduate high school. Under

Budget

Governor Ducey Releases Budget With Focus on Education, Border Security and Water

Governor Doug Ducey released his fiscal year 2023 budget, continuing the momentum that has made Arizona a success in the areas of education, public safety, natural resources and infrastructure. “From paying off billions in debt to taking our Rainy Day Fund to a record-breaking $1 billion, securing a high credit rating and cutting taxes for

State

Governor Ducey Announces Nearly $65 Million To Expand Learning Programs

Investments In Literacy, Adult Education And Underserved Communities Governor Doug Ducey announced $64.9 million in state and federal funding for programs that improve K-12 literacy, support adult education and expand teacher professional development. “Educators, school leaders and families have worked tirelessly to keep Arizona students on track and prepare them for their next steps,” said Governor

State

Governor Ducey, Legislature Take Strong Action To Stop Critical Race Theory

Governor Doug Ducey took a decisive step to prohibit the concerning practice of critical race theory, the latest action in just the past week to prevent the teaching of critical race theory in Arizona public schools and other government entities. Together, these measures mean Arizona has implemented some of the best policies in the country

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