Voices of the Red for Ed movement
The Arizona Educators United and Red for Ed movement drew an estimated 150,000 teachers, students and public school staff to the Capitol to demand more for education.
Teachers end short-lived strike
The Arizona Educators United and Arizona Education Association called for an end to the Red for Ed strike today, leaving most of their demands on the table.
The Breakdown, Episode 15: The teachers have spoken
Public school employees voted last week, and they've decided to strike - but leadership behind the Red for Ed movement pumped the breaks.
Many rural teachers out of reach of Red for Ed movement
Some rural districts were left without any representation from Arizona Educators United or any clear sign that their voices mattered as public education employees across the state took part in a vote on whether to walk out of schools.
A tale of two votes: One will walk, the other won’t – yet
For teachers who carried Red for Ed signs, anxiety about their careers and their students, and frustration over the voting process grew as they weighed whether to strike in spite of Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan for a 20 percent raise by the 2020 school year.
The Breakdown, Episode 14: Enough is enough?
Gov. Doug Ducey offered teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020, but will that be enough to satisfy their demands?
Missing details of Ducey pay plan leave teachers skeptical
Lack of details of where the money is coming from and what the governor's plan does not include has Arizona educators panning his offer of a big hike in teacher pay.
Grassroots teachers’ push sidelines union in pay dispute
At 40,000 strong, Arizona Educators United pushed aside the Arizona Education Association, the political group typically charged with imposing their will at the Legislature.