It may seem obvious, but other countries' experiences illustrate a more complicated story in improving education outcomes for students.
A bill in the California assembly would effectively prevent the program from operating in the state, if passed.
Without higher taxes, and redistribution of funding to poorer districts, #RedforEd victories in Arizona, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and West Virginia may be short-lived.
South High School students join their striking teachers on the picket line on February 11th, 2019, in Denver, Colorado.
Red for Ed teachers face retribution in Arizona, even as strikes grow next door.
The strike, which began Monday, is the first in 30 years in Los Angeles, the nation's second-largest school district.
Organizers say the L.A. movement to better fund public education will inspire solidarity movements nationwide.
Twelve states cut general funding for schools by 7 percent last school year.
The Democratic Party may have finally identified a message with staying power.
As in other recent red-state teachers' strikes, the Arizona teachers were agitating not just for raises but for a wholesale improvement of the state's system of education.