#RedForEd: What’s about to happen when teachers walk out

Arizona educators will walk out Thursday in a historic strike. The move will impact hundreds of thousands of students throughout the state.

Feds no longer collect school shooting data, advocates left to scramble

WASHINGTON - As students walk out of classes to protest gun violence, the federal agency that had collected data on school shootings quietly stopped gathering it last year, leaving advocates scrambling to make sense of varied and sometimes conflicting private records.

Students deem ‘die-in’ gun-control protest successful despite lack of response from Gov. Ducey

Five high school students spent six hours inside of the executive tower in an effort to spur action on gun violence from Gov. Ducey.

#RedForEd: Ducey vetoes 10 bills to pressure Legislature to fund raises for teachers

As Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed bills and called for legislators to give him a state budget including a 20 percent teacher salary hike, school districts around the state began informing parents that schools would likely be closed as educators prepare to walk out April 26.

Arizona students stage ‘die-in’ outside governor’s office to demand action on gun violence

Students in Arizona and across the nation walked out on the anniversary of the Columbine school shooting in a growing movement supporting gun control.

Red for Ed: Teachers to walk out over low pay, inadequate classroom spending

Arizona educators overwhelmingly voted to walk out to demand higher pay, Red for Ed leaders announced Thursday night.

Slurs, support on social media mark gun-control movement

Social media sparked the national, student-led gun control movement but Phoenix leaders also say reaction is a duel between support and opposition, with some gun advocates hurling curse words, insults and threats at high schoolers.

Arizona educators voting on whether to walk out for better pay, more classroom dollars

Educators across the state are deciding if they will walk out of schools to protest low wages and a lack of funding for support staff, unswayed by Gov. Doug Ducey’s promise of a 20 percent salary increase.

#RedForEd: Teachers, legislators skeptical of Ducey’s plan for raising teacher salaries

Educators and lawmakers expressed skepticism about Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan to increase teacher salaries over the next three years, saying there is no indication of where that money will come from.

Ducey proposes 20% raise for teachers by 2020; Arizonans voice opinions on #RedForEd

Arizona residents share their thoughts about the demands of the Red for Ed movement and the governor’s response.

#RedForEd: Teachers ‘walk-in’ at Arizona schools as strike threat looms

Arizona teachers “walked in” to classes for the second time in as many weeks Wednesday as Red for Ed leaders debated whether to shut down schools statewide with a strike.

Arizona fourth- and eighth-graders trail U.S. on math, reading scores

WASHINGTON - Math and reading test scores for Arizona's fourth- and eighth-grade students fell below their peers nationally in 2017, says a new national report that showed the state students falling short in all but eighth-grade math scores.

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