• Arizona Teachers Vote for the First-Ever Statewide Walkout to Demand Increased Funding

    5 monthes ago - By Time

    Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher pay in other Republican-dominant states.
    A grassroots group and the state's largest teacher membership group said Thursday that teachers will walkout April 26.
    Arizona jumped into a movement for higher teacher pay that started in West Virginia, where a strike garnered a raise, and spread to Oklahoma, Kentucky and most recently Colorado.
    Thursday's vote followed weeks of protests in Arizona and an offer from...
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  • Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout to protest pay

    Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout to protest pay

    5 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    PHOENIX - Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding. The state's largest teacher membership group said Thursday that teachers will walkout April 26. Arizona jumped into a movement for higher teacher pay that started in West Virginia, where a strike garnered a raise, and spread to Oklahoma,...
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  • Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking First-ever Statewide Walkout

    Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking First-ever Statewide Walkout

    5 monthes ago - By NPR

    The governor's plan to raise teachers' salaries by 20 percent is meeting with resistance from critics who say it is unrealistic.
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  • The Latest: Arizona House Democrats support walkout vote

    5 monthes ago - By Miami Herald

    The Latest on Arizona teachers protesting for higher pay and increased school funding : 9:45 p.m. Arizona House Democratic Leader Rebecca Rios released a statement supporting the planned...
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  • The Latest: Arizona governor blasts walkout decision

    5 monthes ago - By National Post

    PHOENIX - The Latest on Arizona teachers protesting for higher pay and increased school funding :
    9:30 p.m.
    Arizona's governor blasted the statewide walkout on Twitter, saying children are the ones who lose out if schools shut down.
    The Arizona Education Association announced late Thursday that of the 57,000 teachers who submitted ballots, 78 per cent voted in favour of the walkout. Teachers will walk out of classrooms starting April 26.
    Gov. Doug Ducey wrote on Twitter that he is committed to getting teachers a 20 per cent raise by 2020.
    Joe Thomas, the president of Arizona Education...
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  • Arizona teachers vote to walk off the job in the first-ever statewide strike to demand increased school funding

    5 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    PHOENIX - Arizona teachers vote to walk off the job in the first-ever statewide strike to demand increased school funding.
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