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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.

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.

Minimum Wage Increase, Special Ed Demand Strain Public School Funds

A discussion with Pima County School Superintendent Dustin Williams.

Lawsuit: Gender Inequality in UA Professor Pay

The federal suit alleges female professors are paid less in the Department of Chemistry.

Arizona Supreme Court Explains 'Invest in Ed' Decision

The justices wrote why they kicked the Invest in Education initiative off the ballot
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