Education and Children

Ducey Defends No-Tax Budget Growth of Teacher Pay Raise Plan

May 7, 2018 Meanwhile, educators push initiative to raise taxes on those with high incomes.

Attorney Explains Difference Between Walkout and Strike

May 7, 2018 Employment Attorney Barney Holtzman also discussed whether districts can be sued for the walkout.

Exploring the Daily Impact of the Teacher Walkout

May 6, 2018 How the Capitol, a church and classrooms in Southern Arizona responded to the protests.

UA, Banner Get Record $60M Grant in Nationwide Health Study

May 4, 2018 "All Of Us" research program through the NIH to study the health of 1 million Americans.

Arizona Legislature Closes Session With Big Issues Undone

May 4, 2018 No action taken on two big initiatives from the governor and a contentious school voucher law.

Navajo Teachers Change Rally Cry To 'Rez For Ed'

May 4, 2018 Many rural schools stayed open during a statewide walkout, but teachers there participated in their own ways.

Striking Arizona Teachers End Walkout After Education Bill Signed

May 3, 2018 Teachers did not get everything they wanted, but they won substantial gains from reluctant lawmakers.

Attorney: Goldwater Claims Not Viable if Districts Make Up Minutes

May 3, 2018 The Goldwater Institute says closed school districts deprived Arizona students of an education.

Gov. Ducey Signs Bill Putting Teacher Raises in State Budget

May 3, 2018 The education budget provides raises for teachers but does not restore funding striking educators asked for.

Education Association: Teachers Return to Work Thursday if Lawmakers Pass Budget

May 1, 2018 On fourth day of statewide walkouts, schools begin reopening.

Vail School District First in Pima County to Reopen Amid Walkout

May 1, 2018 Superintendent says subs filled in gaps and 95% of support staff returned for school reopening Tuesday.

Legislature Starts Budget While Teachers Protest

May 1, 2018 Teachers flooded the state Capitol on Monday for third day of protests.

Striking Arizona Teachers Gather at Capitol for 3rd Day

Apr 30, 2018 Demonstrations continue as Legislature expected to work through budget deal with Gov. Ducey.

Filings: No Teacher Donations to Ducey in 2018

Apr 30, 2018 No donors to the Ducey campaign listed an occupation in the public education sector.

Ducey Cuts Budget Deal as Education Backers Push Tax Hike

Apr 27, 2018 Meanwhile, education advocates pushed an initiative to raise income taxes for education funding.

Inside School District's Decision to Close Because of Teacher Walkout

Apr 27, 2018 TUSD Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo on key factors for canceling classes.

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