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AP-NORC Poll: Amid Strikes, Americans Back Teacher Raises

Apr 23, 2018
Matt York/AP

Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise.

Associated Press

Some Native American groups are critical of recently introduced legislation to renew the farm bill. They say proposed changes to the food stamp program, known as "SNAP", could devastate Indian Tribes. KNAU’s Justin Regan has more.

  

  

Navajo Nation Council

The Navajo Nation has given approval to help fund a veterans facility in New Mexico that will prevent patients from having to travel far for care.

Arizona Daily Sun

For the first time in state history, Arizona educators have voted to strike after weeks of demanding better school funding and teacher pay.  KNAU’s Gillian Ferris has more.


AP Photo/Matt York

Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher pay in other Republican-dominant states.

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