The Red For Ed movement isn’t dead, despite Ducey’s pay increase promise

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Derek Harris, a lead organizer with the group and a teacher at Tucson Unified School District's Dietz K-8 School, said Ducey's offer was a partial step in the right direction, but a strike is still possible if the governor doesn't invite the group to the negotiating table and do more to solve Arizona's education ... Read more

Gov. Doug Ducey to increase teacher pay by 20 percent in two years

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Two of the largest school districts in Arizona — Mesa Public Schools and Tucson Unified School District — voted unanimously this week to support the #RedForEd movement. Related Links. Arizona educators preparing for long-term walkout to protest low pay · Gov. Ducey will 'work with teachers, ... Read more

Arizona Teachers — Some Working Multiple Jobs — Contemplate Next Steps In #RedForEd

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Governing boards for Arizona's two largest school districts, Mesa Public Schools and the Tucson Unified School District, each voiced public support for the educators movement Tuesday. We respect and honor our teachers and staff for their participation in statewide efforts to bring attention to the need for ... Read more

Sanchez lone finalist as PISD superintendent

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He most recently served as superintendent of the Tucson Unified School District in Arizona for more than 3 1/2 years before resigning in February. Before that he served as a school principal, chief-of-staff and interim superintendent of Ector County ISD and was considered its leading candidate as ... Read more

Two of Arizona’s largest school districts show support for Red for Ed

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PHOENIX — Two of the largest school districts in the state have openly voiced that they support the teacher protests happening statewide. Both Mesa Public Schools and Tucson Unified School District voted unanimously on Tuesday, approving motions to support the Red for Ed movement. Mesa Public ... Read more

Plainview ISD selects lone finalist for superintendent

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Sanchez is the former superintendent for the Tucson Unified School District, serving there from 2013 until last February. He also served as Deputy Superintendent and Interim Superintendent for Ector County ISD in Odessa from 2010 until leaving for Arizona. Sanchez holds an educational doctorate ... Read more

More walk ins and protests planned in #RedforED movement

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Crouch says he believes his district will adopt a resolution supporting the teachers after the two largest districts in the state, Tucson Unified and Mesa, did so earlier this week. “I believe our teachers need more pay. They are the front line of schools and without them learning won't go on,' Crouch said. Read more

TUSD board members respond to racism claim

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Members of the Tucson Unified School District governing board are reacting to the Pueblo Magnet High School principal's claim that the decision to oust him was racist. The board voted 3-2 Tuesday night to rescind Dr. Augustine Romero's contract. “This is a history of racism,” said Romero after the vote. Read more