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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.

#RedForEd Holds Before-School 'Walk-Ins' in Tucson

The protests at 28 schools focused on lack of legislative action.

#RedForEd's Focus One Year After Historic Demonstrations

A discussion with Tucson Education Association president Jason Freed.

Proposal Pushes for Expanded Access to Preschool in Pima County

Supporters want the county to fund scholarships for low-income families.

Moving the Needle on Education

A look at the continuing challenges for public education in Arizona following a year of grassroots efforts like #RedForEd.

Arizona Education Superintendent: Teacher Shortage a 'Crisis'

Kathy Hoffman in her first State of Education speech said a teacher shortage could get worse.

Senate Committee Votes to Increase Education Sales Tax

The extra money would fund public education in Arizona.

TUSD Still Faces Teacher Shortages Despite Pay Raises, Sign-On Bonuses

The district will hold back-to-back job fairs in an effort to get ahead of hiring challenges.

Pima County, TUSD Sue State Over Desegregation Funds

The complaint aims to see the state continue to provide aid rather than shift the financial burden to TUSD homeowners.

2018 Year-In-Review: Education Funding

Arizona 360 looks back at #RedforEd and the Legislature's response.
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