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House GOP Proposes School Funding Overhaul and Voucher Expansion | app

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican leaders in the Arizona House on Tuesday introduced legislation that will dramatically revamp the state’s school funding formula, add about $200 million in new annual funding for K-12 schools, and create a universal voucher system for private schools.

But the proposal championed by GOP Majority Leader Ben Toma does not satisfy Republican Representative Michelle Udall, who has refused to support an expansion of school vouchers without major new accountability rules such as testing.

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