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Horne: Governor’s ESA cost alarms unfounded Independent analysis shows program will save tax dollars
Mon, Aug 7 2023 •
PHOENIX – Arizona schools chief Tom Horne says an independent analysis of how much the Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) program will cost shows the dire predictions made by Governor Hobbs and other opponents of the program are incorrect.
AZED holds first School Safety Task Force meeting Focus on integrating law enforcement and social work for improved safety
Wed, Aug 2 2023 •
PHOENIX – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne convened the first School Safety Task Force today with a focus on getting more armed officers in schools in concert with social workers to protect Arizona’s schoolchildren, educators, and staff.
Horne reacts to Attorney General Mayes statements regarding Empowerment Scholarship Accounts
Mon, Jul 24 2023 •
PHOENIX – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne has issued the following statement in response to today’s remarks by Attorney General Kris Mayes concerning the universal Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) program.
Horne statement on federal judge’s ruling on challenge to Arizona law prohibiting biological boys from participating in girls’ sports
Fri, Jul 21 2023 •
PHOENIX - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne, the lone defendant in the lawsuit challenging Arizona’s law prohibiting biological boys from competing on girls’ interscholastic sports teams, issued the following statement in response to today’s preliminary injunction ruling by a federal judge.
Horne: Schools using 50-50 dual language model violating state law, risk losing funds
Mon, Jun 19 2023 •
PHOENIX – State schools superintendent Tom Horne has announced that public schools that are not teaching English Language Learners in English as required by state law risk losing funds for this legal violation.