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Arizona: Legislators Want to Expand Vouchers, Despite Audit Showing Misspent Funds; by Diane Ravitch

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Arizona's Republican lawmakers are renewing a drive to expand that state voucher program,  that allows parents to use public money to pay the educational expenses of children who attend private schools. .A recent state audit reporting misspent funds and despite a survey showing that most voucher students are leaving high-performing schools in wealthy districts. In last year's legislative races, Betsy DeVos’s lobbying group spent heavily to elect pro-voucher candidates, more than any other independent political organization. “The push to expand Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program comes in the wake of a state audit that found officials had identified that more than $102,000 in ESA funds were misspent during a six-month period, from August 2015 to January 2016, in addition to other improper purchases, as well as spotty oversight.'

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