Publications


P U H S D

The path forward for PUHSD

Reports and Publications
November 2017
Dan Hunting

Phoenix Union High School District (PUHSD) has its roots in Territorial Arizona and has served generations of residents as Phoenix evolved from a dusty agricultural town into the fifth-largest city in the nation.


Arizona polity

Arizona's Future Past

Reports and Publications
November 2017
David Berman


housing

Domestic violence housing

Reports and Publications
October 2017
David Schlinkert


child neglect

Child Neglect in Arizona: analysis

Reports and Publications
October 2017
Erica Quintana, Jade Sun, Andrea Whitsett, Dan Hunting, Robert Vagi Ph.D., Joseph Garcia, Thomas D. Morton, Melissa Kovacs Ph.D.

This is the third in a series of briefs in which Morrison Institute for Public Policy will report on selected aspects of Arizona’s child welfare system.


Game changers

Gamechangers?

Reports and Publications
October 2017
Thom Reilly, Andrea Whitsett, Joseph Garcia, William Hart, Patrick McWhortor, Bonnie Reiss, Christian Grose, Michelle Cornelius, S. Jason Giannaros, Jacqueline Salit, Cathy Stewart


Financing Special Education

Financing Special Education

Education Financing and Special Education

Reports and Publications
September 2017
Erica McFadden, David Schlinkert

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act mandates that all children with disabilities receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). One of the biggest barriers to implementing FAPE in Arizona is inadequate funding, which has led to a shortage of well trained and qualified teachers.


Restraints and Seclusion

Restraints and Seclusion

Reports and Publications
August 2017
Erica McFadden, Ph.D.


Scholarship Accounts

Empowerment Scholarship Accounts

Reports and Publications
August 2017
Erica McFadden, David Schlinkert

This year, the Arizona Legislature approved 30,000 new Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs) to be in use by the year 2022. This briefing paper examines how ESAs are working for individuals with disabilities as intended, as well as some unintended consequences.


Mobility challenge

Mobility a challenge for persons with developmental disabilities

Reports and Publications
August 2017
Erica McFadden, Eric Hedberg


Incarceration

Fixing Arizona’s Mass Incarceration Dilemma

Reports and Publications
August 2017
Hon. R.L. Gottsfield, Larry A. Hammond, and Donna Lee Elm

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