Stories tagged: "Education Funding"

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Head Start Was Left Out of Republican Relief Bill. 21,000 Arizona Kids Rely on the Program.

More than 21,500 children participated in Arizona's Head Start programs last year, including nearly 1,000 children experiencing homelessness.

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Hoffman Says Schools Ignoring Health Guidelines to Reopen Next Week Are Doing a ‘Disservice to Educators’

The state's criteria are only considered recommendations, leaving open the opportunity for schools to reopen as early as Monday.

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How is DeVos’ Attempt to Use Pandemic Funding For Private Schools Playing Out in Arizona?

The president of the Arizona Education Association says DeVos' guidance harms public school students by shifting funds to wealthy private schools.