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Education Funding in Arizona

Stories on the statewide debate over teacher pay and education funding.
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Striking Arizona Teachers End Walkout After Education Bill Signed

Teachers did not get everything they wanted, but they won substantial gains from reluctant lawmakers.

Why 9% Raises for Arizona's Teachers Are No Guarantee

The Arizona School Boards Association offers an explanation.

100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

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Teachers Who Led Strikes Now Turning Focus to Elections

Educator protests in states like Arizona have made education funding a major midterm campaign issue.

Study: Despite Modest Income, Teachers Pay for Class Needs

The National Center for Education Statistics found that teachers pay nearly $480 a year for classroom supplies.

Basis Asks Parents to Subsidize Teacher Pay

The Arizona charter school company received about $5 million in donations last year, according to records.

Forum to Discuss Pima Community College's Progress

College faces lower enrollment, funding cuts.

Wrapping Up Teacher Walkouts

Education reporter Hank Stephenson debriefs the Red for Ed movement.

Gov. Ducey: TUSD's Plan for Staff Raises "Disappointing"

TUSD Superintendent has expressed interest in using new money for staff and faculty raises.

How Are Teachers Paid? A Discussion of School Funding With Former Supe

John Pedicone says the education debate is about much more than teacher salaries.
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