Stories tagged: "school"


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Notes From COVID Classrooms: Arizona Teachers, Parents Grapple With Tough School Reopening Decisions

An exclusive look at what it takes to reopen schools during a global health crisis in one of the most poorly-funded education systems in the country.

Local teacher Lisa Vaaler joins other teachers as they hold a #Return2SchoolSafely Motor March protest Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Phoenix. Several Arizona teachers voiced fears about returning to school in a state that continues to be ravaged by the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona Teachers Refuse to Reopen Classrooms Until Health Benchmarks are Met

Teachers are pushing back on school administrators who planned to reopen schools despite failing to meet state health guidelines.

Photo courtesy Courtney Pulitzer via Associated Press.
As Public Schools Prep, Private Schools Are Already in Session

A delayed state plan on reopening schools has led to a patchwork of approaches by school administrators and educators.

Photo by Matt Ragland
Nogales Schools Plan to Remain Online as County Fails Reopen Guidelines

Nogales' Superintendent says their decision as to when in-person learning will begin will rely on COVID-19 infections data.

woman wearing face masks cleans a desk in a classroom
‘Huge Concern’: Arizona Schools At Risk of COVID-19 Lawsuits When Reopening

Parents are expected to check their children's temperatures every day before school and are being asked to stay off-campus.

Arizona Parents, Teachers Stress Need to Open Schools Safely, Not Quickly

It's been five months since classrooms were closed in Arizona, but many parents and teachers feel it's still too soon to safely reopen schools.

Photo by Ross D. Franklin, Associated Press
Educators Say It Will Take ‘Miracles’ or ‘a Magic Wand’ to Get Schools Ready in Time

Schools are scheduled to begin online learning in a few weeks, but educators say they need more time to prepare.