These Arizona teachers quit this year, adding to the shortage of instructors. Here's why
October 30, 2020
What once was a constant trickle of teachers fleeing Arizona classrooms has turned into a flood of departures because of the pandemic.
COVID-19's widespread impact on schools has highlighted a persistent teacher shortage in Arizona, one that's gone on for more than a decade.
In March, the pandemic forced teachers out of school. By August, many weren't sure if they wanted to come back, as the virus continued to spread in sometimes unpredictable ways.