Arizona Legislature

Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic

Teachers across Arizona are boosting their efforts to organize and plan for possible job actions as they work to secure better pay and school funding, even as Gov. Doug Ducey signed a measure Monday extending a sales tax that ensures budget certainty for schools but does not add to current school funding.

David Kadlubowski/The Arizona Republic

Teachers plan to gather at the state Capitol on Wednesday to protest their low pay, including some from west Phoenix schools who plan to skip their normal workday in a job action.

Bob Christie/AP

Democratic lawmakers were joined by student activists at the Arizona state Capitol on Monday, calling on the Republican-led Legislature to act on stalled bills designed to curb gun violence.

greatschools.org

The Arizona House on Thursday approved legislation providing a $150 tax credit for teachers who spend their own money on classroom supplies and a $150 cash stipend for each teacher to spend on supplies.

CNN

Arizona teachers are organizing a day of protest Wednesday to highlight low pay and what they say is the failure of the Republican-controlled Legislature and GOP Gov. Doug Ducey to make major efforts to boost their compensation.

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