Arizona Governor Wants Taxpayer Dollars to Go to Out-of-State Private Schools

Governing: Gov. Doug Ducey signaled he will push next year to allow Arizona taxpayer dollars to be used at out-of-state private schools, beginning with students on Indian reservations — indicating the state's Republican establishment will continue to pursue its years-long effort to expand the controversial school-voucher program.

Ducey made the announcement in his signing statement for House Bill 2758, a bipartisan compromise that prevented seven families who live on the Navajo Reservation from being required to repay school voucher funds they spent at a private Christian school in New Mexico.

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