Ducey proposes pay raises for nearly half of state employees in $11.4 billion budget
Gov. Doug Ducey wants to grant pay raises to nearly half of all state employees, with an emphasis on boosting salaries for law enforcement and corrections officers.
School unfairly attacked provides quality education at less cost
Recent attacks and inaccurate statements about the integrity and success of Primavera Online and its students demand a proper response. On behalf of the more than 200,000 students we have served over the past 18 years, the truth about us deserves to be told.
Pay raise gives political boost to teachers, Ducey
Putting aside the adversarial relationship between the Governor’s Office and leaders of the teacher pay movement, both Ducey and Arizona teachers have benefitted from the “Red for Ed” momentum that swept through Arizona this legislative session.
Ducey, legislative leaders arrive at teacher pay deal
Arizona House and Senate leaders have reached a deal with Gov. Doug Ducey on a plan to fund his proposal for a 20-percent pay hike for teachers, but they won’t disclose how they’ll pay for it.
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.
Ducey proposes spending sweeps, reductions and rosy revenues to fund teacher raise
Gov. Doug Ducey plans on funding a 20 percent teacher raise over the next three years with rosy revenue projections and a mix of funding sweeps, lottery revenues and spending reductions.
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.
House leaders offer teacher pay raise plan
Republican House leadership is backing a plan to give teachers a 6-percent pay bump next year at the expense of Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposal to restore cuts to K-12 school capital funding.
Ducey budget proposal makes public school teacher pay raises permanent
One year after claiming local school officials can’t be trusted, Gov. Doug Ducey now has faith that state monies are going to pay teachers higher salaries.
Bonus or pay raise for teachers?
A pay raise for K-12 teachers included in the state’s $9.8 billion spending plan may only be a bonus, education groups warned.