Tag: Arizona Center for Economic Progress

House leaders offer teacher pay raise plan. See related stories here

| April 18, 2018
House leaders offer teacher pay raise plan. See related stories here

Republican House leadership is backing a plan to give teachers a 6-percent pay bump next year at the expense of Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposal to restore cuts to K-12 school capital funding.

Buffeted by protesting teachers, who have threatened to strike if the Legislature doesn’t provide a sizable increase in funding for Arizona public schools to bankroll salary hikes, Republican lawmakers see the proposal as a means of changing the narrative that state legislators have failed to provide teachers a decent wage.

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Children’s Action Alliance introduces Arizona Center for Economic Progress

| January 9, 2017
Children’s Action Alliance introduces Arizona Center for Economic Progress

As we begin a new year, Children’s Action Alliance is pleased to launch the Arizona Center for Economic Progress. This new venture will bring together a diverse coalition of community leaders from across the state to collaborate on public policies and solutions to nurture good jobs and build strong communities.

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