The argument is no longer whether teachers should get more money. A majority of Arizonans would probably approve a pay raise, even beyond the inflation rate or what they themselves are used to getting.
When teachers turned down a raise, added new demands, and decided to disrupt children and families for the greater cause their had to be a bigger agenda. There’s also an irony that the same teachers that expect us to trust themselves with our children either knowingly or unknowingly get swept up in this hidden agenda.
Both articles worth a read, discussing both the politics and teaching qualifications of these “grassroots” leaders.