Christine In The National News - Chris4Arizona

Arizona Lawmakers Cut Education Budgets. Then Teachers Got Angry.

Christine talks to New York Times Magazine about no longer shutting the door and just teaching.  It's time for teachers to take a stand and she is one of those teachers.  She is running for State Senate and will flip the Senate.  Follow the link to read more!

 

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/09/05/magazine/arizona-teachers-facebook-group-doug-ducey.html


From the classroom to the campaign trail

Christine talks to New York Teacher Newspaper about how she came to be a candidate.  Read the story by the clicking the link below.

http://www.uft.org/education-nation/classroom-campaign-trail


3 Ways Education Is Influencing Arizona's Midterms

Education is the top issue this election cycle.  Check out this NPR article that mentions Christine's run for Senate.  Click the link below.

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/27/641649941/3-ways-education-is-influencing-arizonas-midterms


9 states where Democrats can win back legislative control from Republicans in 2018

This Vox article discusses turning state legislatures blue. Christine's seat will help flip the state senate.

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/7/30/17614554/2018-midterms-state-legislature-elections-gerrymandering


State Democrats Announce the 17 seats Needed to Flip 8 Chambers This Fall

"With Democrats only 17 seats away from flipping eight chambers this November, the DLCC is confident that we can win Democratic majorities from coast to coast and enact policies that will help all Americans.”

According to the DLCC, Christine's race is part of the 17. 

http://www.dlcc.org/press/state-democrats-announce-17-seats-needed-flip-8-chambers-fall


From the classroom to the campaign trail: Emboldened teachers run for office

Campaigning and teaching full time is not easy.  Read the Washington Post article on what pushed Christine to seek a state Senate seat in Arizona.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/see-teacher-run-educators-move-from-the-classroom-to-the-campaign-trail/2018/06/02/e2aac494-4e27-11e8-af46-b1d6dc0d9bfe_story.html?utm_term=.274351a00479


High school English teacher Christine Marsh runs for Arizona State Senate


Teachers are battling back

Christine tells Warren from KCRW the needle is finally moving in Arizona in public education.

https://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/to-the-point/teachers-are-battling-back


Teachers Went On Strike. They're Now Running For Office

Christine is featured in a Buzzfeed article about teachers running for office:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/coralewis/teachers-strike-running-elected-office-oklahoma-arizona?utm_term=.tezy7b60P#.sxrYZAy71


US teachers are angry- and they’re running for office

Watch Christine share with BBC News about what motivated her candidacy.

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-43869641/us-teachers-are-angry-and-they-re-running-for-office


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