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.
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.
Arizona residents share their thoughts about the demands of the Red for Ed movement and the governor’s response.
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.
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.
The Arizona Supreme Court decided on Monday that DACA recipients will no longer receive in-state tuition nearly a year after the Arizona Board of Regents announced it would continue to offer in-state tuition for DACA students.
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.
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.
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.
Rather than close classrooms, Arizona teachers hold walk-ins for teachers and parents to show solidarity in the education funding fight.
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?
Dozens of DACA recipients rallied outside of the Arizona Supreme Court Monday advocating their right for in-state tuition rates.