Stories tagged: "school"


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Wait, School’s Starting Already? Here Are 7 Things Every K-12 Parent Should Know.

Many Arizona schools have already started their fall semester. Bookmark this page to make sure you have everything you need by the time the bell rings.

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Attorney General Brnovich Sues to Stop Anti-Discrimination Policy From Taking Effect

The new directive requires any agency or program that receives funding from the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service—such as public schools— to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

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No, Undergraduates in Arizona Cannot Teach Without a College Degree

While students without a bachelor’s degree can teach in certain situations, they must be supervised by a certified teacher and cannot be the teacher on record for the classroom.

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Explained: How Latest School Voucher Expansion Caters to Wealthy at Students’ Expense

The vouchers provide families with about $7,000 annually to fund private education, but the average cost of private school tuition in Arizona is $12,650.

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Arizona Schools Win Federal Funds for Cleaner School Buses

Cleaner school buses are coming to Arizona thanks to new funding, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last month. 

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Judge Blocks Voter-Approved Tax Hike That Would Have Raised Millions for Arizona Public Schools

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has struck down a voter-approved tax hike on the state’s wealthiest residents that would have raised millions for Arizona schools.

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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.