Arizona once tried to ban ethnic studies in K-12 public schools, but the law was ruled discriminatory and unconstitutional.
Supporters of the Invest in Ed initiative say the increase in funding for schools will improve both Arizona's economy and its education system.
A mother shares her exhausting experience as a parent and teacher juggling between caring for her children and teaching her students during the coronavirus pandemic.
Prop 208 revenue would be used to hire more educators and support staff, fund vocational and mentoring programs, and invest in training future teachers.
District leaders said the decision to extend closures was based on the state’s COVID-19 health benchmarks for reopening schools.
Arizona has consistently been ranked as one of the lowest in the US for school funding as well as teacher salaries.
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.