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The #RedForEd movement was just the latest in a broader movement across the country that includes teachers walking out to increase their pay and bring hundreds of millions of dollars back into K-12 systems. But this is a battle that’s been going on for some time — at least since the Great Recession.
May. 4, 2018
Temperatures in Phoenix could hit 108 on Sunday, which would break the previous record of 105 set in 1947.
May. 4, 2018
Many schools around the state have reopened today following the teacher walkout, but Tucson Unified School District’s classrooms remain closed as officials complete their process of welcoming students back and figuring out logistical items.
May. 4, 2018
Hundreds of people were allowed back home Friday after a northern Arizona fire destroyed 35 homes. The Tinder Fire is now 48 percent contained.
May. 4, 2018
Teachers are returning to their classrooms across the state Friday morning after their six-day walkout ended. Organizers called for an end to the strike once Gov. Ducey signed into law the K-12 education budget bill, which includes his 20 percent pay raise by 2020.
May. 4, 2018
Joining The Show to talk about the end of the legislative session — what got done, what didn’t get done and teacher pay raises among other things — were political consultant Lorna Romero, formerly of Molera Alvarez and Sen. John McCain’s 2016 Senate campaign, and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners.
May. 4, 2018
Arizona Sen. John McCain’s daughter, Meghan McCain, tweeted that she is coming home to Arizona to be with her family this weekend.
May. 4, 2018
The Takeaway: How N.R.A. Fundraising Shapes The Political Landscape
The National Rifle Association’s annual conference beings today in Dallas. Around 80,000 people are expected to attend and the event is slated to feature high-profile speakers such as Texas Senator Ted Cruz, social media personalities 'Diamond and Silk,' Vice President Mike Pence, and President Donald Trump.
May. 4, 2018
Just after midnight Friday the Arizona legislature called sine die and ended their work for 2018.
May. 4, 2018
A small town in central Mexico is attracting tourists, immigrants and realty investors from Arizona, the U.S. and the world. But its popularity is also generating concerns among locals.
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May. 4, 2018
Not all Arizona teachers walked out this week. Many rural schools remained open but still participated in the #RedForEd movement in their own ways.
May. 3, 2018
For many, Cinco de Mayo means “party”. And for those who sell Mexican products, that’s a business opportunity. At celebrations this weekend in Tucson and Phoenix, the Mexican government will be promoting mezcal, an alcoholic drink experiencing a boom worldwide.
May. 3, 2018
St. Mary’s Food Bank distributed tens of thousands of meals to children and families while schools were closed during the teacher walkout.
May. 3, 2018
As the Tinder Fire continues to burn through Northern Arizona, officials are implementing new fire restrictions in the area.
May. 3, 2018
The Central Arizona Project and the Arizona Department of Water Resources will meet next week in what could be a reboot of talks that stalled last year.
May. 3, 2018
On the sixth day of a teacher walkout, the school is working with about three quarters of its usual staff and a few extra substitutes.
May. 3, 2018
The teacher walkout is on its sixth day, and while the teachers are marching on the capitol building, students are out of the classrooms.
May. 3, 2018
Peoria Unified School District officials met on Thursday morning to discuss re-opening procedures.
May. 3, 2018
Donor agreements indicate the foundation gave millions of dollars to have a say in whether university professors should be hired or fired. And universities in Arizona have received funding from the foundation.
May. 3, 2018
Wednesday night, educators and school staff wearing red filled the state House and Senate galleries and viewing rooms until the early hours of the morning to see the budget plan pass.
May. 3, 2018

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