Red for Ed

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is pushing back on a narrative that he was dismissive of teachers who pushed for big pay increases while he championed a budget that awarded them just a 1 percent pay hike.

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The Arizona Legislature has approved a spending package that includes an education funding and teacher pay bill. KNAU’s Aaron Granillo reports some educators say the measure doesn’t go far enough to address their classroom needs.

The Arizona Legislature has approved a new state budget that includes money for teacher pay raises and a partial restoration of school funding. A majority of Republicans now say they plan a push to end the annual session.

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Some members of the Arizona business community are criticizing a proposed ballot initiative that would tax high-income residents to increase teacher pay and school funding. KNAU’s Justin Regan reports.

Statewide Teacher Walkout Enters Second Day

Apr 27, 2018
Shawna Heinsius

Arizona and Colorado teachers plan to don red shirts and descend upon their respective Capitols for a second day in a growing educator uprising.