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Lawmakers, Governor Try to Agree On Pay Raise Plan
As teachers march to the capitol today, inside the capitol, lawmakers and the governor are trying to figure out what a pay raise plan will look like.
Apr. 26, 2018
Arizona School Counselors Join #RedForEd Walkout
School counselors are also a part of today’s #RedForEd walkout. The Arizona School Counselors Association gave their members a multiple choice poll — and 71 percent supported joining their teaching peers.
Apr. 26, 2018
Arizona Superintendent Has A Warning For Teachers Walking Out
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas said the Arizona Department of Education will not hesitate to take disciplinary action against teachers who do not do their jobs.
Apr. 26, 2018
Educators Walk Out In Largest Teacher Strike In Arizona History
Tens of thousands of teachers in Arizona walked out of classrooms in the largest teacher strike in state history. Phoenix police estimate that more than 50,000 people participated in the #RedForEd event at the Arizona Capitol.
Superintendent Has A Warning For Teachers Walking Out
Apr. 26, 2018
Arizona Educators Walking Out Of Schools, But Not On Their Students
More than 600,000 Arizona students rely on free lunch programs, according to the Arizona Food Bank Association, and many educators, especially those at Title I schools where majority of the students qualify for free or reduced-price breakfast and lunches, worried about their students.
Apr. 26, 2018
Trump Administration Threatens Tribes
The Trump Administration says Native Americans might need to get a job to keep their health care. But Navajo leaders say that policy defies their 150-year-old treaty rights.
Apr. 25, 2018
Arizona
Thousands of Arizona teachers are walking off the job this week to show lawmakers how much they want to restore state funding to teachers and schools. That includes schools in Indian Country.
Apr. 25, 2018
AG Backs Off Plan To Halt Legal Program For Immigrants
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions backpedaled Wednesday afternoon on a plan to stop a legal program for detained immigrants without a lawyer at the end of April.
Apr. 25, 2018
AmeriCorps For Journalism: Sending Reporters To Understaffed Newsrooms
Report for America is modeled after AmeriCorps and aims to install 1,000 journalists in understaffed newsrooms by 2022.
Apr. 25, 2018
Researcher: Steroids Use A Major Problem Among Police Officers
Steroid testing by law enforcement agencies is limited, and a random testing program used by Phoenix police was eliminated in 2015.
Apr. 25, 2018
Rep. Townsend Threatens Lawsuit Over Teacher Walkout
Some Arizona lawmakers are speaking out against the coming walkout all together. Rep. Kelly Townsend has taken that one step further.
Apr. 25, 2018
Should Democrats Be Encouraged By Election Results In 8th District?
The Show talked with Reid Wilson, a national correspondent with The Hill newspaper in Washington, D.C., to find out what he’s hearing in the nation’s capital.
Apr. 25, 2018
What
One aspect of Thursday’s expected action by teachers that enters into the realm of semantics is whether it should be characterized as a strike or a walkout. For more on that, The Show turned to ASU law professor Zachary Kramer.
Apr. 25, 2018
Arizona Legislators Discuss Ways To Fund Teacher Pay Raise
As teachers get set to strike Thursday, state lawmakers are talking about ways to get educators a raise. Governor Ducey continues to pitch his plan, but Representative Noel Campbell wants his colleagues to refer a three-year, one-cent sales tax increase to the ballot.
Apr. 25, 2018
Arizona educators are preparing for what’s predicted to be the biggest teacher strike in the country Thursday. Wednesday marks almost a month of morning rallies calling for more money in the classroom, for teacher and support staff pay.
Apr. 25, 2018
ASU Offering Tourism And Management Program In Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City, Arizona, is probably best known for a couple of things: the London Bridge and being a haven for spring breakers. But the presence of an ASU location there has led to a greater focus on higher education. Now a new bachelor’s degree program in tourism and management aims to expand on that.
Apr. 25, 2018
Administration Has 90 Days To Explain Why It Wants To Stop DACA
A federal judge ruled Tuesady that protections must stay in place for those who hold DACA permits and that the government must resume accepting new applications.
Apr. 25, 2018
For Parents, Walkout Raises Questions About Where To Send Kids
Arizona parents are figuring out where to send their kids Thursday if their child’s school is closed for the walkout.
Apr. 25, 2018
How Did 8th District Voter Turnout Compare To Regular Election?
To break down some of the numbers, The Show turned to Garrett Archer, senior analyst for the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.
Apr. 25, 2018
As Republican Lesko Heads To D.C., Dems See Opportunity
Debbie Lesko won the race for Arizona's 8th Congressional District on Tuesday night. She’ll represent the northwest Valley in Congress.
Apr. 25, 2018

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