The Arizona Department of Public Schools Amendment, also known as Proposition 3, was on the September 29, 1953 ballot in Arizona as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have created a Department of Public Schools in lieu of the State Board of Education.
| Arizona Proposition 3 (September 1953)|
|Yes|| 24,069|| 40.30%|
Election results via: Arizona State Library
Text of measure
The text of the measure can be found here.