Arizonans wear red to protest low teacher pay. See related education stories here

| March 7, 2018

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By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service • Arizona School Boards Association

Arizonans wore red Wednesday to protest low teacher salaries, which makes it hard to recruit and retain teachers, just a day after the West Virginia teachers’ strike ended with the teachers receiving a five percent pay increase.

West Virginia teachers’ pay was ranked 48th in the nation, while Arizona elementary school teacher’s pay ranks 50th in the nation at $42,474, according to Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy.

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