5enses Podcast

Episode 15 - June 16, 2020

Robert Zinni with educations professionals, Erinn Holloway, Amy Bowser, Dawn Penich-Thacker, Nicky Indicavich, and Kari Hull

North Arizona education professionals take a deep dive into the current public school-funding crisis and associated voter initiatives struggling to get on the November ballot. Each panelist explains their perspective on state-funded education.


The state legislature has significantly reduced funding for Arizona state schools over the past decade, and it is up to voters to enact school funding reform.

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  • Amy Bowser - President of Humboldt Education Association, 4th-grade teacher at Lake Valley Elementary.

  • Erinn Holloway - Acting President of Prescott Education Associate, Bridges Teacher at Granite Mountain.

  • Dawn Penich-Thacker- Co-founder of Save Our Schools Arizona

  • Nicky Indicavitch - Legislative District 1Captain- Save Our Schools Arizona, Community Coordinator Arizona Center for Economic Progress, Northern Arizona Region Director Arizona State PTA, Community Organizer AZ Schools Now, Co Chair -Yes for Humbolt.

  • Kari Hull - Save Our Schools - Northern Arizona Outreach Coordinator

To support the Voter Initiatives SOS or Invest in ED visit:

Save Our Schools - https://sosarizona.org/

Invest in ED - https://investined.com/

To sign the SOS and Invest in Ed Voter Initiative petitions visit:

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