into what they declare is a prosperous future for all…. Really…???

clip_image002…From this environment coupled with one of the lowest highway safety assessment, along with a GOP dominated Congressional delegating scared to declare how they will vote on TrumpCare… Arizona’s Republican Governor Doug Ducey and his dominant GOP minions controlling our State Legislature are leading Arizona into what they declare is a prosperous future for all…. Really…???

 

Report: Arizona ranks among worst states in nation for public school …

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Sep 28, 2015 – PHOENIX — It is no secret that Arizona is and has been one of the worst states in the nation for education. … Arizona only ranked above North Carolina and West Virginia in an overall ranking of all categories. … Arizona also ranked No. 42 for job opportunity for teachers, No. 51 for .

 

In Arizona, teachers can now be hired with absolutely no training in …

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May 14, 2017 – New legislation signed into law in Arizona by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey (R) will allowteachers to be hired with no formal teaching training, .

 

Arizona Republicans Vote To Drop Teacher Certification …

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May 1, 2017 – Arizona is facing a massive teacher shortage, in part because the state offers some of the lowest salaries in the nation. Yet Rep. John Allen ..

 

Many teachers hold second jobs

The Arizona Republic reported that many educators have multiple sources of income, whether during the school year or the summer months.

That reality, and relatively low pay for teachers in Arizona, has pushed education funding – and specifically teacher pay – to the top of many people’s agendas for helping improve the state’s schools.

It’s not clear exactly how many teachers hold second jobs because such data does not appear to exist. Anecdotal evidence abounds, however.

Arizona is among the worst in the nation in terms of paying its teachers; the state ranks 50th in elementary teacher salary. The lowest-paid teachers, likely newcomers with less experience, are making 9 percent less than the national average.

And the highest-paid ones, often veteran teachers, are making 28 percent less, according to Morrison Institute at Arizona State University.

READ: Teachers across Arizona work multiple jobs to make ends meet

RELATED REPORT: Finding & Keeping Educators for Arizona’s Classrooms

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