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Arizona teachers, skeptical that Gov. Doug Ducey can deliver on his promise of 20 percent raises for teachers, voted last week to walk out in protest.

Just how "#ForEd" is this red state? We're about to find out. A backlash against starving school budgets is to be expected. What Arizona teachers are asking for is a decisive win: here, now and all at once. That's always a lot to ask in politics. Read more»

Ann-Eve Pedersen, president of the Arizona Education Network, backs up Proposition 204 in Phoenix on Tuesday and calls the sales tax a solution to the state's education funding woes.

Arizona has the steepest education spending decreases nationwide in recent years, according to a new report. In November, Arizonans will vote on Proposition 204 which would enact a permanent 1-cent per dollar sales tax. The Arizona Education Network, hopes the permanent sales tax will be a solution to the state's education funding woes. Read more»

Legislators rewrote the description of the one-cent sales tax initiative, after a court ordered them to remove biased language. But critics said the changes to a voter guide didn't go far enough. Read more»

Interviews with state Rep. Steve Farley, Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez, and Ann-Eve Pedersen, chairwoman of the "Quality Jobs and Education" sales-tax initiative Read more»

When Elizabeth Celania-Fagen signed on as the superintendent TUSD, she said she planned to raise her family in Tucson and serve five to 10 years. But in April, the highest-paid school chief in Arizona announced she was leaving. In her resignation letter, she cited inadequate school funding. Read more»

We don't really have much of a choice when it comes to the Proposition 100 vote. Would you rather pay a temporary 1-cent sales tax to educate children and fund public safety or a permanent property tax to pay for more jail cells? Read more»

Ann-Eve Pedersen of Arizona Education Network

The Arizona Education Network, a parents group, released a scorecard Wednesday rating lawmakers for their votes on funding education during 2009. The results: 40 of 90 state lawmakers voted against public education in the group’s estimation 100 percent of the time. All of them are Republicans. Read more»