ASU initiative aims to ‘CounterAct’ sexual violence through the arts
The CounterAct initiative, a new project through ASU, aims to catalyze 880 creative actions to counter the 880 acts of sexual violence that occur in the U.S. each year.
#RedForEd teachers protest low education funding in ‘walk-in’ demonstrations
Arizona teachers demonstrated throughout the Valley Wednesday in the first of a series of planned “walk-ins” designed to raise awareness and support for the growing #RedForEd movement.
School resource officers called a key safety tool, but critics fear discrimination
After the Parkland shooting, school resource officers have come under the public spotlight. Arizona has more than 100 officers at schools from Paradise Valley to Tolleson and Gov. Doug Ducey has pushed for more funding for officers on school campuses, while activists question the role of police at schools.
Arizona teachers plan walk-ins demanding pay raise, additional education funding
Rather than close classrooms, Arizona teachers hold walk-ins for teachers and parents to show solidarity in the education funding fight.
What are your thoughts on #RedforEd?
Arizona teachers, among the lowest paid in the nation, are demanding a 20 percent pay raise and more resources for the classroom. Cronkite News wants to know, what do you think about the demands of the Red for Ed movement and the governor’s response?
Arizona Supreme Court hears arguments on in-state tuition for DACA recipients
Dozens of DACA recipients rallied outside of the Arizona Supreme Court Monday advocating their right for in-state tuition rates.
Grading teacher salary: See how other states pay educators
Cronkite News looked at how Arizona teacher pay stacked up against the national averages.
#RedForEd teachers demand 20 percent salary hike, more money for education
Arizona teachers angry about salaries considered among the lowest in the nation rallied at the state Capitol on Wednesday, part of a continuous wave of protests in the #RedForEd movement.
‘Death is not new to us’: High school gun-control activists plan Phoenix March For Our Lives
High school students are spending hours prepping for the Phoenix rally of March for Our Lives, a nationwide movement on Saturday.
Immigration poem wins Mesa Community College student a trip to national competition
Jacobo Perez, a Mesa Community College English major, won first place in poetry for his poem, "How to Cross the Border Illegally or How to Make Tamales de Rajas," in the Maricopa Community College District Creative Writing Competition. His poem is about the people who cross the U.S.-Mexico border and the stories they rarely tell.
Democratic activists urge Gov. Ducey to take bigger steps toward gun safety
Community Activists Jennifer Longdon and Lawrence Robinson gather outside the capitol to share their reactions to Governor Doug Ducey's "Safe Arizona Schools Plan."
#RedForEd: Teachers call in sick over low pay, protest state proposal on tax cuts for wealthy
Over 300 teachers from the Pendergast Elementary School District protested low education salaries in a #Redfored demonstration at the Arizona Capitol.