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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.

Arizona Legislature Wraps Up Budget Amid Teacher Protests

Educators looked on as lawmakers worked all night to approve the spending plan.

Attorney: Goldwater Claims Not Viable if Districts Make Up Minutes

The Goldwater Institute says closed school districts deprived Arizona students of an education.

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

On fourth day of statewide walkouts, schools begin reopening.

Vail School District First in Pima County to Reopen Amid Walkout

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

Legislature Starts Budget While Teachers Protest

Teachers flooded the state Capitol on Monday for third day of protests.

Vail Schools to Open Tuesday

Superintendent Baker says "most" teachers to return, and instruction will occur.

Striking Arizona Teachers Gather at Capitol for 3rd Day

Demonstrations continue as Legislature expected to work through budget deal with Gov. Ducey.

Ducey Cuts Budget Deal as Education Backers Push Tax Hike

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

Goldwater Institute Threatens School Districts With Walkout Lawsuit

Goldwater says the walkout is unlawful, employees must return to work and districts must return to normal operation, finding substitutes if necessary.

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

TUSD Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo on key factors for canceling classes.

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