The incumbent superintendent will face off in November against a conservative former superintendent and a write-in Libertarian candidate.
While students without a bachelor’s degree can teach in certain situations, they must be supervised by a certified teacher and cannot be the teacher on record for the classroom.
The Arizona Teacher of the Year said they focused on positive, hopeful messaging and didn’t get caught up in the negativity.
Arizona has consistently been ranked as one of the lowest in the US for school funding as well as teacher salaries.
Opinion: Schools that reopen before meeting state health benchmarks are putting educators, students, and their families at-risk.
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