Even with last year’s approval of Proposition 123 money, Arizona is spending less than its peers on education. Is it time for the state to change how it funds schools?
Fronteras Vote 2012 Special - LIVE - May 23, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Changing demographics across the Southwest are challenging assumptions about the electorate. Fronteras: the Changing America Desk will explore how these changes may impact the 2012 election during Fronteras Vote 2012, a live, call-in special-- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wed., May 23.
Discussions will address a variety of issues including how the economy, education and immigration play a key role in voter decisions and whether unresolved issues such as the Dream Act, same-sex marriage and SB-1070 will affect turn out. Fronteras reporters, who cover the complex and controversial Southwestern border on a daily basis will share their insights and analysis along with experts in the field.
Schedule for Fronteras Vote 2012 :
Why Is the Southwest Critical to the Election?
Guests: Alisa Barba, Fronteras Desk; Dave Damore, Brookings Institution
The Changing Job Market in the Southwest
Guests: Devin Browne, Fronteras Desk; Dan Seiver, SDSU Professor of Finance
The Latino Education Gap and the DREAM Act
Guests: Jose Luis Jiménez, Fronteras Desk; CJ Eisenbarth Hager, Senior Policy Analyst at the ASU Morrison Institute for Public Policy
The Role of Religion and Social Conservatism in Elections
Guests: Adrian Florido, Fronteras Desk; Tibi Ellis, political & healthcare advocate
The Immigration Issue After SB1070
Guest: David Keyes, Researcher, UCSD Center for Comparative Immigration Studies; Victoria Lopez, Program Director, ACLU of Arizona
Redistricting, Politics and the 2012 Vote
Guests: Adrian Florido Fronteras Desk; Justin Levitt, Brennan Center for Justice