Teachers plan to go to voters, not lawmakers, in search of more funding for public schools. See more Arizona legislative education news here

| February 18, 2020

By Mark Phillips •  ABC15 Arizona

1,850 signs, one for each Arizona public school classroom without a certified teacher, greeted teachers and education advocates who came to Wesley Bolin Plaza at the state capitol to kick off Invest in Ed. A ballot initiative, supporters say will raise $940 million a year for K-12 classrooms.

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Request to Speak:

Children’s Action Alliance — You have a voice at the capitol. The “Request to Speak” function is a simple and easy way to contact your legislators right from your own computer. It allows you to share your opinions and comments on bills electronically as they pass through the Arizona Senate and House of Representatives. CLICK HERE

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(Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth: CCC&Y is a non-partisan organization who supports educated, engaged and participatory communities. The board of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth voted on Jan. 27, 2020 to approve a series of Action and Outreach Initiatives for 2020-21. The policies cover education, child welfare, environmental equity, incarcerated parents / justice reform and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  Click here for a PDF of the CCC&Y Action and Outreach Initiatives for 2020-21.)

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