by David Safier
Arizona has to take pride in whatever number one rankings it gets, especially in education, where it's at the bottom of the per student spending pile. So this is something to be proud of . . . I guess. According to Sen. Jorge Luis Garcia in an op ed in this morning's Star,
One man's embarrassment is another's source of pride. Conservatives across the country look to Arizona as a bellwether state in the quest for ways to dismantle the traditional public education system. We're not only number one in private school vouchers, we were the first out to the gate — the first state to enact private school tuition tax credits.