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Pima County Supervisors OK TUSD Desegregation Tax Plan, Defying Legislature

County plans to leave tax as a part of its primary property tax, bucking recently passed law.

Arizona to Use VW Settlement Money for New School Buses

Gov. Ducey announced plans for at least 280 buses for low-income districts.

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.

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

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

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.

Exploring the Daily Impact of the Teacher Walkout

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

Attorney Explains Difference Between Walkout and Strike

Employment Attorney Barney Holtzman also discussed whether districts can be sued for the walkout.

Pima County Superintendent on Property Tax Increase in Budget

The same budget that offers teachers raises requires TUSD to levy a secondary property tax.

Navajo Teachers Change Rally Cry To 'Rez For Ed'

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

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