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VIP Civic Academy on Education & the Economy Draws 150 Leaders

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Jessica Johnson shows the disparities in Arizona per pupil funding compared to the national average.

A packed house of 150 leaders attended VIP’s Civic Academy to learn the intricacies of the state’s Education Finance Crisis. VIP Leader Jessica Johnson taught the VIP Budget Civic Academy and Rick Marhle, VIP Leader from Paradise Valley United Methodist Church moderated an in-depth conversation between Andrew Morrill, President of the Arizona Education Association, and Michael Hunter, Vice President for state and fiscal affairs at the Goldwater Institute.

Martha Sheffield, of Paradise Valley United Methodist Church, comparing her experiences working in IBM and the Public School system.

Martha Sheffield, of Paradise Valley United Methodist Church, comparing her experiences working in IBM and the Public School system.

Rick Marhle moderates a discussion between the Goldwater Institute’s Michael Hunter (standing) and Andrew Morrill of the Arizona Education Association.

Rick Marhle moderates a discussion between the Goldwater Institute’s Michael Hunter (standing) and Andrew Morrill of the Arizona Education Association.