Arizona teachers end their 6-day walkout

Arizona teachers end their 6-day walkout

On Thursday and Friday, thousands of educators and other supporters from more than a dozen school districts across the state - including Jeffco and Clear Creek - descended upon the state Capitol in hopes of sending a clear message to lawmakers about how they feel about teacher compensation and school funding in Colorado.

Many school districts resumed classes, including the Amphitheater School District.

COMMUNITY REACTION Staffers and students at Denver's Manual High School were left reeling by news that an investigation found the former principal had violated school district policy, says the former chair of the school's booster group. "But I'm ready to see them", she said.

Following an all-night session in the Arizona legislature, Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill that will pay for an average 19 percent salary increase for teachers within three years.

CLEARED TO STRIKE Teachers in Pueblo could be on strike as soon as Monday after the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment declined to intervene in a dispute between that district and its unions.

Hoffman talked more about why he thinks these numbers are solid and how he thinks we should fund education in our state going forward.

That was a pretty good total for only two hours notice.

Arizona Education Association President Joe Thomas said educators should now focus on a campaign for a November ballot measure that would seek more education funding from an income tax increase on the wealthiest taxpayers.

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"It is with great disappointment that the Dysart Unified School District must send this message canceling school for students on Thursday, May 3, 2018".

Instead, many plan to squeeze more time into the day and finish up the year on schedule. Other cuts remain in place. "They were by themselves at home", she said.

"You can't set a house on fire, call 911 and claim to be a hero".

One Republican lawmaker upset about the strike proposed amendments to make it illegal for teachers to espouse political beliefs at work, to require the attorney general to investigate schools that allow political activity and to bar schools from closing during a walkout.

"I thought I was on summer vacation", the eighth-grader said.

Our educators, staff, and administration are eager and excited to welcome students back to school tomorrow! Epstein said the bill could help prevent suicide and bullying and improve academic performance.

For Amy Weisheit, a Spanish teacher at Pomona High School in Arvada, the concerns revolve around building maintenance, which she says competes with technological needs.

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