Arizona Teachers Sing, Play Instruments Into Early Morning

StoryfulNews Published May 3, 2018 0 Plays

Rumble / Trending NewsTeachers rallied outside the Arizona capitol overnight as state lawmakers debated and eventually approved the state’s education budget, including a teacher pay raise, in the early hours of Thursday, May 3. Gov Doug Ducey signed the teacher raise portion of the bill hours later. Inside the capitol, teachers and their supporters crowded the gallery in their red shirts as lawmakers debated and voted on the education measure. Outside, teachers rallied with a band playing. This video shows the scene outside at about 2am with the band playing. The teacher strike reached six days on Thursday, and union leaders said the strike would end if the budget was passed. Credit: Vongel Lewis via Storyful