Classroom Crisis Video
Arizona is facing an unprecedented classroom crisis. Our state ranks dead last nationally for teacher pay. We have fallen below 2007 levels for per-student funding. And Arizona is negligent to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars per year in basic school building maintenance and repair.
Education is central to our quality of life and state economy. But Arizona is simply no longer competitive when it comes to developing our future workforce. How did we get here? And what do we do to turn things around?