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How Is Performance Pay Plan Supposed To Work For Arizona Districts?

When Gov. Doug Ducey passed his budget last year, a big chunk of it was made up of new spending for a signature performance pay plan for public schools — $38 million to be exact.

But the school year is about to start and districts are still questioning when they will receive the money — and how exactly it has to be spent.

Rachel Leingang with the Arizona Capitol Times reported the story this week and she joins us.

Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.