Stories tagged: "Students"


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Fact Check: Attack on School Chief Kathy Hoffman Lacks Key Testing Context

Test scores in Arizona rose slightly after Hoffman took office, then dropped slightly in 2020—as did scores in the rest of the nation, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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White House To Extend Student Loan Pause Through August 31

Borrowers will not be asked to make payments until after Aug. 31, and interest rates are expected to remain at 0% during that period.

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How the White House Could Wipe Out Federal Student Loan Debt

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain hinted that President Joe Biden may soon take action on the nation's $1.7 trillion in student loan debt.

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75% of Arizonans Say It’s Un-American for Politicians to Ban Books in Schools

Recent polling found that Arizonans overwhelmingly oppose Republicans' push to limit what kinds of books can appear in school libraries.

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Hungry Holidays: Break From School Means Break From Meals for Some Kids

Advocates for child nutrition programs have found potential solutions in an unlikely place—the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 Has Arizonans Talking About Teen Suicide. Here’s How to Fight It.

Educators and mental health professionals have expressed concern about the mental health impacts the COVID-19 pandemic is having on students.