Showing Governor Ducey That Tucson is Still #RedforEd

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In the span of just a few weeks, #RedforEd successfully pushed Governor Ducey to go from offering 1{28335ed37dd724deee500aa029442e0d9d58206d63320e844ba7e9fe720a29c1} teacher raises to calling for 20{28335ed37dd724deee500aa029442e0d9d58206d63320e844ba7e9fe720a29c1}. But that doesn’t mean the movement is over. Ducey’s plan isn’t a long-term solution: it’s full of budget gimmicks and empty promises, not to mention an extra tax imposed just on Tucson residents. On Thursday, Ducey … Read More

BREAKING: Ducey Gives Teachers 100% Raises!

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April Fools! We know Ducey would never do that. We wish Ducey would give teachers raises and fully fund our schools to pre-recession levels, but sadly he refuses to do anything about Arizona’s education crisis. Here’s what Ducey has actually done for education: Gave Arizona’s low-paid teachers a one-time, two percent pay increase — while giving his own friends in … Read More

Doug Ducey and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

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Doug Ducey must not be having a great week. On Monday, 300 Arizona teachers gathered to protest Governor Doug Ducey and his continued failures on teacher pay and public education funding. While Ducey was giving his weekly radio interview at KTAR, teachers outside chanted “What’s the plan, Ducey, what’s the plan,” and held signs that debunked Ducey’s lies on teacher … Read More

Hundreds of Arizona Teachers Protest Doug Ducey, Demand Action on Teacher Pay and School Funding

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Arizona teachers we’re seeing #RedforEd again yesterday. 300 Arizona teachers gathered to protest Governor Doug Ducey and his abysmal record on teacher pay and public education funding. While Ducey was giving a weekly radio interview at KTAR, teachers outside debunked Ducey’s lies on teacher pay and demanded better funding for schools. Arizona continues to rank near the bottom in the nation … Read More

New education ads aren’t telling the whole truth

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They say you can’t always trust what you see. In the case of a new education ad campaign hitting the airwaves, that’s definitely true. A nonprofit called the Arizona Education Project claims it’s led by Arizona moms, when in fact its biggest funders are APS and the Chamber of Commerce. Surprise-Both are big supporters of Governor Doug Ducey. They’re dropping six figures … Read More