Stories tagged: "teacher pay"

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Arizona’s Teacher Shortage Continues For Sixth Year, According to New Survey

More than 40% of teachers who resigned or retired this school year said the COVID-19 pandemic was their primary reason for leaving.

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No, Prop 208 Will Not Destroy Arizona’s Economy

Supporters of the Invest in Ed initiative say the increase in funding for schools will improve both Arizona's economy and its education system.

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Ducey Says Arizona’s Students Are Headed Back to School in the Fall. But Are the Teachers?

One in five teachers say they are unlikely to return to the classroom in the fall if schools reopen, and Arizona educators are looking for alternatives.