Education


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Does Gov. Doug Ducey Really Care About Families and Education? His State of the State Speech Suggested Otherwise.

Ducey failed to address a looming billion-dollar budget cut to education funding, which would lead to teacher layoffs and school closures.

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Ducey Doubles Down On Charter Schools That Help His Rich Donors

Gov. Doug Ducey reiterated his commitment to the expansion of charter schools would benefit wealthy donors at the expense of ordinary Arizonans.

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Federal COVID Relief Money Will Bring Free Wi-Fi to Phoenix School Districts

CARES Act funding will provide free Wi-Fi to 250,000 families who have students in 13 Phoenix school districts.

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Hungry Holidays: Break From School Means Break From Meals for Some Kids

Advocates for child nutrition programs have found potential solutions in an unlikely place—the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Law Blocking Mask Requirements in K-12 Schools Unconstitutional, Arizona Supreme Court Rules

A series of Arizona laws, including one that would have blocked mask requirements in K-12 schools, were upheld as unconstitutional.

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1 in 4 Arizona Teaching Positions Are Still Unfilled As Teacher Shortage Continues

One in four teaching positions in Arizona remain unfilled as a yearslong teacher shortage continues throughout the state.

Students arrive masked to Memorial Elementary School, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, in Bethel Park, Pa., a Pittsburgh suburb. In a heated school board meeting the previous evening, the Bethel Park School District voted to amend the district's health and safety plan and require all students, staff and visitors to wear masks inside the district's schools. (Andrew Rush/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
EXPLAINER: Everything You Want to Know About COVID Classroom Etiquette

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.