Stories tagged: "education"


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Phoenix School District Moves to Have Student Representatives on Its Governing Board

A student from Tillman Middle School will be selected every semester to serve on the board and advocate on behalf of their peers.

A finished clean room with stacked chairs in the science room at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School building in Boston's Mattapan, which were being cleaned for the reopening of school on July 9, 2020. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Here’s the Mess Betsy DeVos Left for Incoming Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos left the department’s funding for low-income schools, protections for students with disabilities, and rights for survivors under Title IX in shambles.

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Returning to In-Person Classes Poses Risks to Latino Households

The rise in COVID-19 cases and the new variants of the virus threaten a safe return to in-person classes.

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Biden’s Plan Could Wipe Out Student Loan Debt for Over 293,000 Arizonans

Canceling $10,000 in federal student loan debt per borrower would completely wipe out student debt for nearly 300,000 Arizonans.

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This Arizona Yale Student Has Been Advocating for Marginalized Communities — And She’s Just Getting Started

From Bullhead City to Ivy League, Alexis Kallen plans to practice law as a form of advocacy for those disadvantaged by the US legal system.

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Five Things to Expect From the Arizona Legislature This Year

Republicans have rejected calls to raise the state's unemployment benefits above $240 per week while demanding COVID liability protection for businesses.

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ASU Is Joining UA in a Historic Move to Unionize. Here’s What’s Next.

Organizers say they plan to address long-term concerns like job security, wages, benefits, and “increased state support for public higher education.”