Huge Arizona school voucher plan in effect after foes fail


              FILE- Students play ball during recess at the St. Agnes Elementary School in Phoenix, Ariz., on March 3, 2020. All Arizona parents now can use state tax money to send their children to private or religious schools or pay homeschooling costs after an effort by public school advocates to block a massive expansion of the state's private school voucher law failed to collect enough signatures to block the law. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-MIlls, File)
            
              FILE - Thousands march to the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and public school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike in Phoenix on April 26, 2018. All Arizona parents now can use state tax money to send their children to private or religious schools or pay homeschooling costs after an effort by public school advocates to block a massive expansion of the state's private school voucher law failed to collect enough signatures to block the law.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
            
              FILE - Then-U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, left, joins Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, center, as they talk with Grace Jones, a high school sophomore from Tucson, Ariz., after a roundtable discussion on school choice on Dec. 5, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. All Arizona parents now can use state tax money to send their children to private or religious schools or pay homeschooling costs after an effort by public school advocates to block a massive expansion of the state's private school voucher law failed to collect enough signatures to block the law. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
            
              FILE - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey speaks at an event touting a new universal school voucher program he signed into law in July and resigned again in a ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022 at Phoenix Christian Preparatory School in Phoenix, Ariz. All Arizona parents now can use state tax money to send their children to private or religious schools or pay homeschooling costs after an effort by public school advocates to block a massive expansion of the state's private school voucher law failed to collect enough signatures to block the law.  (AP Photo/Bob Christie, File)
Huge Arizona school voucher plan in effect after foes fail