State Capitol News

Matt York/AP

Hearings are expected Tuesday on a state budget proposal that will help fund 10 percent raises for teachers and make the first payment toward restoring nearly $400 million cut from school building and maintenance budgets following the Great Recession. 

Arizona Teachers Rally at Capitol as Lawmakers Negotiate

Apr 30, 2018
Matt York/AP

Thousands of Arizona teachers gathered for the third day at the Capitol on Monday to protest low pay and school funding, and many schools around the state remained closed, while the Legislature prepared to introduce a budget package that gives them raises but falls short of other demands.

AP Photo/Matt York, File

The president of the American Federation of Teachers is coming to Phoenix on Monday to support striking Arizona teachers as they continue rallying for more funding.

Arizona Daily Star

An Arizona lawmaker says majority Republican leaders in the House have agreed to support Gov. Doug Ducey's plan for a 20 percent teacher raise by 2020 that doesn't address other demands of striking educators.

Tom Tingle/The Arizona Republic

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is asking parents to push state legislators to approve his plan for a 20 percent teacher pay raise by 2020.

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