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.
Recently in Teacher Strikes Category
April 30, 2018
April 27, 2018
As Arizona teachers prepare to extend their historic strike to Monday, they face threats of legal consequences.
April 26, 2018
Tens of thousands of teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classrooms today for more education funding and higher pay.
April 25, 2018
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.
April 23, 2018
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.
April 20, 2018
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.
April 17, 2018
Teachers in Colorado forced at least one school district to close as they rallied at the capitol to call for more education funding.
April 13, 2018
Teachers are urging state legislators to override the governor's veto of a budget that would have poured more money into public schools.
April 12, 2018
The Oklahoma Education Association has ended the nine-day statewide walkout, saying legislators are unwilling to consider any additional revenue-raising measures.
April 12, 2018
On day nine of the Oklahoma walkout, teachers are saying they want to keep fighting for more education funding—regardless of what their union says.