More than 50,000 teachers have marched on the Arizona capitol as walkouts reach fourth day

Arizona teachers protest.
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Close to 1 million students in Arizona are in their fourth day of an unplanned spring break.

Educators and advocates are headed to the Arizona state capitol Tuesday to call for salary increases and new public school funding in the fourth day of teacher walkouts, reports Reuters.

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Summer Meza has worked at The Week since 2018, serving as a staff writer, a news writer and currently the deputy editor. As a proud news generalist, she edits everything from political punditry and science news to personal finance advice and film reviews. Summer has previously written for Newsweek and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, covering national politics, transportation and the cannabis industry.