Prop 208 adds a tax on the state's top income-earners to fund public schools. It's expected to bring in nearly $1 billion of new revenue annually.
The move comes as teachers and parents are grappling with how to discuss issues of race, diversity, and equity in school.
Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos left the department’s funding for low-income schools, protections for students with disabilities, and rights for survivors under Title IX in shambles.
“Having Dr. Biden in the White House could mean the world to public education in this country, including community colleges."
As schools across the United States struggle to reopen, they are facing huge budget shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic. And the impact isn't going to be felt evenly.
Trump has received pushback for choosing business-minded DeVos to run education, while Biden has promised to build a “teacher-oriented” department.
Nogales' Superintendent says their decision as to when in-person learning will begin will rely on COVID-19 infections data.