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The Takeaway: Teachers Take to Streets in Colorado and Arizona
In Colorado, teachers are planning to walk out on Friday to protest education funding and teacher salaries. But two GOP state lawmakers have come up with a prospective response to the planned strike, making it illegal.
Apr. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Alabama Memorial Confronts America
The National Memorial For Peace And Justice opens in Montgomery, Alabama today. The monument, conceived by the Equal Justice Initiative, intends to memorialize the more than 4,000 known victims of lynching in this country.
Apr. 26, 2018
According to the Arizona Department of Tourism, the Arizona wine industry here is up $20 million over the past six years, and more than 50 percent of local winery visitors are from out of state.
Apr. 26, 2018
"Buying local" is a catch phrase we’ve all heard, but you can only tell people to "buy local" if there are strong local businesses to buy from. That’s where the Local First Arizona Foundation comes in.
Apr. 26, 2018
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Report for America is modeled after AmeriCorps and aims to install 1,000 journalists in understaffed newsrooms by 2022.
Apr. 25, 2018
Steroid testing by law enforcement agencies is limited, and a random testing program used by Phoenix police was eliminated in 2015.
Apr. 25, 2018
Some Arizona lawmakers are speaking out against the coming walkout all together. Rep. Kelly Townsend has taken that one step further.
Apr. 25, 2018
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
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
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
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

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