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  • AFT Charter School Report Fails to 'Measure Up'

    Posted on July 17, 2002 | Type: Press Release

    Phoenix, AZ-In a report released today, "Do Charter Schools Measure Up?" the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) calls for a moratorium on charter schools. However, the AFT report itself fails to "measure up" to sound standards of research and should be dismissed. Robert Maranto, a Goldwater Institute Associate Scholar who has published dozens of articles and books on charter schools, including School Choice in the Real World: Lessons from Arizona Charter Schools, offers these observations:

  • All Ten Candidates to Appear at Gubernatorial Forum

    Posted on July 12, 2002 | Type: Press Release

    Phoenix, AZ-The Goldwater Institute received notice yesterday (July 11, 2002) from the campaign of Democrat Janet Napolitano that the Attorney General will attend the Tucson gubernatorial candidate forum co-hosted by the Institute and the Tucson Citizen. The Napolitano campaign's acceptance means that all ten gubernatorial candidates will appear at the forum.

  • Nine of Ten Candidates to Appear at Gubernatorial Forum

    Posted on July 09, 2002 | Type: Press Release

    Phoenix, AZ-The Goldwater Institute has received notice from the campaigns of Republican Betsey Bayless, Democrat Mike Newcomb, and Democrat Mark Osterloh that their candidates will appear in Tucson for the gubernatorial candidate forum co-hosted by the Institute and the Tucson Citizen. The Goldwater Institute has received notice from the campaign of Democrat Janet Napolitano that the Attorney General will not attend. She is the only gubernatorial candidate to turn down the opportunity to meet and discuss issues at the Tucson forum.

  • Fallon, Mahoney, and Springer to Attend August 20 Forum

    Posted on July 01, 2002 | Type: Press Release

    Phoenix, AZ--The Goldwater Institute has received notice from the campaigns of Libertarian Gary Fallon, Independent Richard Mahoney, and Republican Carol Springer that their candidates will appear in Tucson on August 20, 2002, for the gubernatorial candidate forum co-hosted by the Institute and the Tucson Citizen.

  • Goldwater Institute, Tucson Citizen Announce Joint Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

    Posted on June 26, 2002 | Type: Press Release

    The Goldwater Institute and the Tucson Citizen have announced the date for a gubernatorial candidate forum in Tucson. The event will take place the evening of Tuesday, August 20, 2002, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Marriott University Park, 880 East Second Street.

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