Teachers at Alliance College-Ready charter network, feeling left out of decision-making, have joined a union.
State legislators are debating a budget proposal that would boost teacher pay raises 20 percent by 2020 and invest $371 million in schools by 2023.
The state's governor and legislature has proposed a budget plan that would give teachers a 20 percent pay raise by 2020 and include $100 million in school funding.
As Arizona teachers prepare to extend their historic strike to Monday, they face threats of legal consequences.
Tens of thousands of teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classrooms today for more education funding and higher pay.
Arizona teachers are preparing to go on strike for more school funding and better pay, while Colorado educators are rallying at the capitol on Thursday and Friday.
For 2016-17, New York tops the list of average teacher salaries and Mississippi falls to the bottom, according to the National Education Association.
Two Republican legislators in Colorado have introduced a bill that would enact harsh consequences, including jail time, for teachers and teachers' unions who go on strike.
The American Federation of Teachers on Thursday dropped Wells Fargo from a list of recommended mortgage providers for its 1.7 million union members over the bank's ties to the National Rifle Association and gun makers.
In a late-night announcement on Thursday, officials from the Arizona Education Association and organizers of the grassroots group Arizona Educators United announced a walkout would take place starting April 26.