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New Law Expanding Vouchers Placed on Hold in Arizona

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Arizona's ambitious expansion of its school voucher program has officially been put on hold after opponents filed enough signatures to at least temporarily block the new law.

More than 111,000 signatures kicks were collected. If they are certified, the law remains blocked until the November 2018 general election.

Arizona's current voucher law includes students with disabilities, attending failing schools, living on Indian reservations, in foster care, and children of military members.

The new law expands eligibility to all students by 2022, but it caps enrollment at about 30,000.

Vol. 37, Issue 01, Page 5

Published in Print: August 23, 2017, as New Law Expanding Vouchers Placed on Hold in Arizona
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