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Schools chief calls for tax hike, pay raise for teachers

In her annual State of Education speech Monday, State schools chief Diane Douglas told members of the House Education Committee, “While teacher pay is not the only factor leading to the shortage, it is a big factor...Arizona teacher pay is among the lowest in the country,’’ Douglas also said salaries for elementary school teachers in th estate are “dead last.’’ High school teachers fare little better, with pay ranked at No. 48. (File photo by Howard Fischer/Capital Media Services)

In her annual State of Education speech Monday, State schools chief Diane Douglas told members of the House Education Committee, “While teacher pay is not the only factor leading to the shortage, it is a big factor...Arizona teacher pay is among the lowest in the country,’’ Douglas also said salaries for elementary school teachers in th estate are “dead last.’’ High school teachers fare little better, with pay ranked at No. 48. (File photo by Howard Fischer/Capital Media Services)

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