Stories tagged: "educators"


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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.

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Arizona’s Largest High School District Will Pay Teachers and Students For Getting Vaccinated

The Phoenix Union High School District announced the campaign last week in an attempt to get 85% of its school community vaccinated.

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The Results Are In: Standardized Test Scores Fell During Pandemic Year

State lawmakers suspended the use of standardized tests for the ranking of schools, while still requiring that they be administered to students.

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Arizona GOP Lawmakers Ask Governor to Withhold Funding From School Districts Requiring Masks

The CDC recently issued new recommendations for all students, staff, and visitors in K-12 schools to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status.

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Arizona Educators Pushing Back Against ‘Extreme’ Bill That Would Fine Teachers for Discussing Controversial Issues in the Classroom

The move comes as teachers and parents are grappling with how to discuss issues of race, diversity, and equity in school.

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Arizona Educators Can Now Get Vaccinated. Here’s How to Sign Up.

Eligible residents can sign up to receive the vaccination at State Farm Stadium, Phoenix Municipal Stadium, or at other sites around the state.

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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.