PHOENIX – Nearly 100 Arizona teachers gathered at the state Capitol on Monday to kick-off the Invest In Education tax increase campaign. The “Invest In Education 2020 Launch” event was sponsored by the Arizona Education Association.
Teachers and fellow union members donned #RedforEd shirts and carried signs in support of the proposed ballot measure that would raise income taxes.
Supporters hope to get the tax increase measure on the November General Election ballot.
— Luis A Heredia (@luisheredia) February 17, 2020
— David Lujan (@DavidLujan) February 17, 2020
Joe Thomas – President of the AEA – telling the revved up crowd how the #InvestInEd ballot measure is going to raise over $900 million for our public schools and "end the teacher exodus so students have the schools they deserve!" pic.twitter.com/sMA7uzr4VD
— #INVESTinED (@investinedaz) February 17, 2020
There are 1,800 signs at the Wesley Bolin Plaza to signify all the empty classrooms in the state of Arizona.#InvestInEd would put strategic investments back into the classroom so that we can address the funding crisis that is harming our public schools. #RedForEd pic.twitter.com/7wehd1yxMx
— Rep. Athena Salman (@AthenaSalman) February 17, 2020