Stories tagged: "education"


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This Navajo School District and Its Students Are Fighting to Bring Back Normal

The risk of returning to class is greater on the reservation, and the price of keeping schools closed is steeper. One student runs 85 feet up a hill every morning, just to get a cellphone signal so he can call in his attendance. Another moved to Phoenix by himself, after his only parent died of...

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‘This Is Trauma’: Latino Children Face Mental Health Struggles During Pandemic

Researchers and social workers say Hispanic children may be especially vulnerable to emotional struggles, and the ramifications could be long-lasting.

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COVID-19 Has Arizonans Talking About Teen Suicide. Here’s How to Fight It.

Educators and mental health professionals have expressed concern about the mental health impacts the COVID-19 pandemic is having on students.

Cartoon: Ducey’s Version of Leading by Example

While thousands of Arizona students switch to remote learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Ducey has avoided the press and taken an out-of-state vacation.

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Equal Pay, Health Care, and Access: What a Biden Presidency Means for Women

The champion for equal rights is getitng ready to launch his bold, comprehensive plan to further women's economic and physical security.

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What Latinos Can Expect From a Biden Presidency

The new president has expressed his commitment to ensure equality and provide opportunities for Hispanics. But what does that look like?

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Progressive Policies Just Won Big in Arizona

The legalization of recreational marijuana and a wealth tax to fund education proved to be overwhelmingly popular with Arizona voters.