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Mice, Mold and More: A Look Inside Arizona Classrooms

Photographs shared by educators on social media provide the evidence of legislative neglect in Arizona that led 75,000 teachers and education support professionals to take action.
Published: 04/27/2018

An estimated 75,000 Arizona educators rallied at the state Capitol this week, demanding state lawmakers invest in public schools. Class sizes are increasing, classrooms are stocked with obsolete resources, and school conditions have deteriorated. Photographs shared by educators on social media provide the evidence of legislative neglect—the ancient textbooks, the rodent-infested classrooms, the broken-down technology, and more. (For more on the Arizona walkout, read this NEA Today story.)

 

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