Striking Arizona teachers win 20 percent raise, end walkout

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Striking Arizona teachers win 20 percent raise, end walkout

Teachers camp out as the Arizona legislature debates a budget negotiated by majority Republicans and GOP Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday at the Capitol in Phoenix. The budget gives teachers big raises but falls short of their demands for better school funding. The teachers, in the sixth day of walk outs, have agreed to return to the classroom once the budget has been approved by the legislature.

Striking Arizona teachers win 20 percent raise, end walkout

Teachers camp out as the Arizona legislature debates a budget negotiated by majority Republicans and GOP Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday at the Capitol in Phoenix. The budget gives teachers big raises but falls short of their demands for better school funding. The teachers, in the sixth day of walk outs, have agreed to return to the classroom once the budget has been approved by the legislature.