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NEA President: 'Hopefully Lawmakers Will Listen To An Educator'

Arizona is, of course, not the first state to have its teachers walk out over low pay and other conditions. Teachers in West Virginia, Oklahoma and other states have also caused work stoppages.

Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the National Education Association, joined us to talk about those strikes and Arizona's.

Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.