Stories tagged: "schools"


As Arizona Schools Reopen, Public Will Vote on Education Funding Initiative This Fall

Prop 208 revenue would be used to hire more educators and support staff, fund vocational and mentoring programs, and invest in training future teachers.

Low Pay, Large Classes, Little Funding: Arizona Education Was in Trouble Before COVID-19

Arizona has consistently been ranked as one of the lowest in the US for school funding as well as teacher salaries.

Schools across the country are bracing for steep budget cuts as the coronavirus pandemic continues (AP Photo/Jeff Amy).
Massive School Budget Cuts Poised to Disproportionately Affect Students of Color, the Disabled, and Low-Income Students

As schools across the United States struggle to reopen, they are facing huge budget shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic. And the impact isn't going to be felt evenly.

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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.

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Schools That Reopened Last Week Are Already Shutting Down Over COVID-19

School districts are facing coronavirus outbreaks as they begin to reopen without the federal funding necessary to do so safely.

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‘What Will Happen if My Teacher Dies?’: Kids Ask Ducey Tough Questions on Schools Reopening

Here are some of the questions Arizona kids are asking Gov. Doug Ducey when it comes to schools reopening this fall.

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Here’s What Gov. Ducey Is Expected to Announce Today

Announcements regarding business closures and an update on opening schools during the coronavirus pandemic are expected to be made today.