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Arizona's 10 school districts with lowest average pay  AZCentral

The average salary for an Arizona district teacher last school year was $48372, according to the Office of the Auditor General.



Thousands of untrained teachers are leading Arizona's public-school classrooms  AZCentral

In just three years, the number of Arizona certificates allowing someone to teach without formal training has increased by more than 400 percent.



Arizona teachers plan protest Wednesday over low pay  AZCentral

Arizona teachers are organizing a day of protest Wednesday to highlight low wages.



Search our database: Is there an untrained teacher in your child's classroom?  AZCentral

Since the 2015-16 school year, nearly 7200 teaching certificates have been issued to teachers who aren't fully trained to lead a classroom.



Many Arizona schools hire underqualified, inexperienced teachers to fill gaps  AZCentral.com

An analysis by The Republic shows that 22% of Arizona teachers during the 2016-17 term were not qualified or had less than 2 years of experience.



Will Arizona teachers strike for better pay like those in West Virginia?  AZCentral

West Virginia teachers are on strike to demand higher wages. But they're paid more than Arizona teachers.



Phoenix school district weighs teacher pay cuts to solve $2M budget deficit  AZCentral

The Phoenix Murphy Elementary School District must find a way to make up for a $2 million budget deficit or may face a state takeover.



APS Professional Women's Group hosts Career Day for high school students  Arizona Education News Service

APS Women in Search of Excellence employee networking group hosted 92 high school students and 17 teachers for 2018 Career Day at the APS Deer Valley ...



A lack of affordable housing prompts Arizona district to offer teachers tiny homes  AZCentral

A southern Arizona school district is looking to build a village of tiny homes in order to attract teachers to the area that lacks affordable housing.



Arizona schools hired 1,035 underqualified teachers this school year  AZCentral

More than 1,000 teachers in more than 120 Arizona school districts and charter schools have been certified to teach tens of thousands of students through a ...



Arizona Legislature casts first vote to extend $643M education sales tax  AZCentral

The Arizona House Education Committee voted on a bill that would extend the state's $643 million Prop. 301 education sales tax.



Your Turn: Higher pay alone won't solve Arizona's teacher shortage  AZCentral

Arizona doesn't just need more teachers or higher pay. It needs to completely redesign the system to make teaching more rewarding and effective.



Is your teacher qualified? 5 things about Arizona teacher certification  AZCentral

How can you tell if your kid's teacher is qualified? Here are five things to know about teacher certification in Arizona.



Gov. Doug Ducey launches Arizona Teachers Academy with aim to help instructor shortage  AZCentral.com

Arizona public schools soon will get 200 new teachers as part of a new scholarship program that promises recipients free tuition at one of the state's three public ...



My Turn: How I got ahead in life by riding Valley Metro's 685 bus  AZCentral.com

I'm living proof that investing in mass transit in the Phoenix metro area is a smart investment.



Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...



New book dives into unexplored history behind high school gym, field names  AZCentral

"Who is Gym?" A new book explores Arizona history through high school gym names.



Monsters mauled by Bears | Local Sports News  Eastern Arizona Courier

THATCHER — The EAC Gila Monsters were mauled by the visiting Phoenix College Bears in what was a very lopsided loss.



Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names  azcentral.com

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.



Letter: Mascots don't have to be politically correct  azcentral.com

Letter to the editor: There are some of us who think fondly of what used to be the South Mountain Rebel.



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