Teacher protest organizers Joe Thomas, right, president of the Arizona Education Association, and Noah Karvelis, left, who helped organize Arizona Educators United, arrive at a news conference in 2018 to announce their intention to get Arizona teachers back to work if lawmakers pass a school funding plan, as the state-wide teachers strike entered a fourth day at the Arizona Capitol. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The activists behind last year’s Invest in Education Act are considering a comeback – they’re eyeing a sales tax hike, an idea they have routinely rejected in the past as regressive and detrimental to the poor.

After seeing their proposal thrown off the ballot last year, they’re making other major changes aimed at garnering broader support, maybe even from

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