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Education leaders are worried that unsafe holiday gatherings could lead to a rise in COVID-19 transmissions and potential school closures
Gov. Doug Ducey has said he does not plan to reinstate any business closures or implement any statewide face-covering requirements.
There have been 32 COVID-19 outbreaks in Maricopa County Schools with at least 130 known associated cases since August.
Arizona’s infection spread rate is higher than it was in early May, but Ducey has already shut down talks of another shutdown.
Prop 208 revenue would be used to hire more educators and support staff, fund vocational and mentoring programs, and invest in training future teachers.
An exclusive look at what it takes to reopen schools during a global health crisis in one of the most poorly-funded education systems in the country.
Despite warnings that reopening could lead to outbreaks, the university has been hosting students in dorms and on campus for classes.