Stories tagged: "public schools"


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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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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.

In this Nov. 4, 2020, file photo, Maricopa County elections officials count ballots in Phoenix. A federal judge on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, heard arguments over whether to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to decertify election results the election results that gave Democrat President-elect Joe Biden his Arizona victory. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
2021 Maricopa County Elections: What You Need to Know

Are you one of the millions of Maricopa County voters who received a ballot in the mail recently? Here's why, and what you need to know about your ballot.

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.

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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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Arizona Supreme Court Delivers Win for Prop 208—But It May Be Brief

The ruling said if the lower court decides that the spending limit is exceeded, it must declare Proposition 208 unconstitutional and void it entirely.

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Arizona’s Governor Blocked Public Schools From Requiring Masks. Several Districts Are Requiring Them Anyway.

Just one week after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey reaffirmed that masks cannot be required in public schools, at least seven Arizona school districts are moving forward with doing so regardless.