A Voice For Arizona’s Children For More Than 25 Years
  • Return on Education: What Does the State Land Trust Mean for AZ Schools?

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    Questions and options about financing K-12 public schools take center stage for Arizona families and employers as the lawsuit over inflation funding continues, the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education tangle over helping schools achieve third grad ...

    Return on Education: What Does the State Land Trust Mean for AZ Schools?
  • Arizona’s Education Funding is Short-Changing Our State’s Children

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    Despite assertions that Arizona is spending more on K-12 education than ever, budget numbers released by the Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC) this week don’t bear that out. When adjusted for inflation, the data shows less is being spent per student now than nine ye ...

    Arizona’s Education Funding is Short-Changing Our State’s Children
  • Be Heard Now on Proposed Changes to AHCCCS

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    You have an opportunity to be heard on an issue of importance to Arizona's children: A waiver request that would have a major impact on how health services are delivered to Arizona's low income families.

    Be Heard Now on Proposed Changes to AHCCCS
  • State Has Real Opportunity to Fix DCS

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    After new laws and funding for additional staff, none of the measures of success for the Department of Child Safety (DCS) look better today than they did last June when the agency was created.

    State Has Real Opportunity to Fix DCS
  • Do you know where your tax dollars are going?

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    The legislative budget office reports good news about the state’s fiscal condition. Revenues for fiscal year 2015 that just ended June 30 were approximately $320 million higher than projected!

    Do you know where your tax dollars are going?
  • SAVE THE DATE! October 23, 2015

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    Please join CAA and hundreds of your closest friends at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 23, 2015 at the Arizona Biltmore as we honor State Representative Kate Brophy McGee, and Children's Cancer Network Co-Founder Patti Luttrell.

    SAVE THE DATE! October 23, 2015
  • Letters to Governor Ducey

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    Over the last few months Children’s Action Alliance has gathered letters from students in Arizona written to Governor Ducey about their feelings on the state of public education in Arizona. These letters are full of inspiration and dreams. They talk about love and trauma in ...

    Letters to Governor Ducey
  • Find Your Elected Officials

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    Kids can’t speak out for themselves but YOU can help make their voices heard through Children’s Action Alliance! Please use your voice to help Arizona’s children at the state capitol and our federal capitol in Washington D.C.

    Find Your Elected Officials

Most Recent

Return on Education: What Does the State Land Trust Mean for AZ Schools?

State Land Trust ROE Cuts August 27, 2015 Questions and options about financing K-12 public schools take center stage for Arizona families and employers as the lawsuit over inflation funding continues, the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education tangle over helping schools achieve third grade reading goals, and students across the state begin this new school year with crowded classrooms, teacher shortages, and outdated textbooks and technology. Read more

Welcome, New Board and Staff Members

August 25, 2015 It’s an exciting time at CAA, with new leaders joining our board of directors and statewide team. We are honored to have Mark Kendall from CopperPoint’s legal and regulatory affairs division joining the CAA board. As managing attorney/assistant chief counsel, Mark supervises a staff of litigation attorneys and heads the organization’s special investigation unit. Read more

Arizona’s Education Funding is Short-Changing Our State’s Children

JLBC calculation - per student adjusted for inflation - 8-18-15 August 20, 2015 Despite assertions that Arizona is spending more on K-12 education than ever, budget numbers released by the Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC) this week don’t bear that out. When adjusted for inflation, the data shows less is being spent per student now than nine years ago. The current amount from federal, state and local dollars is $7,711, compared with $9,438 in FY 2007. Read more

Be Heard Now on Proposed Changes to AHCCCS

sick little girl August 18, 2015 You have an opportunity to be heard on an issue of importance to Arizona's children: A waiver request that would have a major impact on how health services are delivered to Arizona's low income families.

State Has Real Opportunity to Fix DCS

dcs strategic plan final enews version August 13, 2015 After new laws and funding for additional staff, none of the measures of success for the Department of Child Safety (DCS) look better today than they did last June when the agency was created.