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HORNE: DEPT. OF EDUCATION WILL PICK UP PROJECT MOMENTUM FUNDING
Mon, Apr 3 2023 •
PHOENIX – Arizona schools chief Tom Horne has announced that funding for Project Momentum Arizona will now be provided by the Arizona Department of Education after the recent decision by the Governor’s Office to reevaluate its role in that program. The department has signed a $10 million contract with Project Momentum to ensure the program continues and expands to more Arizona schools.
Horne: More money in the classroom improves student performance
Tue, Mar 28 2023 •
PHOENIX – State superintendent of schools Tom Horne today released a Department of Education study that demonstrates statistically that school districts that put a higher percentage of their budget into the classroom, primarily teacher salaries, do much better academically, compared to districts that have a higher percentage of their budget in other categories.
Horne asks State Board of Ed. to strengthen operation of ESA program
Tue, Mar 7 2023 •
PHOENIX – State schools chief Tom Horne has sent the State Board of Education four proposals for changes to the handbook regarding the administration of the Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESA) program. This is with an eye toward improving service for parents and students and to comply with updates to state law.