One in four teaching positions in Arizona remain unfilled as a yearslong teacher shortage continues throughout the state.
While every school district has its own rules for containing COVID-19 on campus, the CDC has also released recommendations to help schools stay safe.
The Phoenix Union High School District announced the campaign last week in an attempt to get 85% of its school community vaccinated.
While the original strain of the virus had a lower infection rate among kids, the Delta variant is twice as contagious and more likely to infect children.
State lawmakers suspended the use of standardized tests for the ranking of schools, while still requiring that they be administered to students.
The CDC recently issued new recommendations for all students, staff, and visitors in K-12 schools to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status.
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.