Stories tagged: "Teachers"


An empty lecture hall-style classroom with brown wooden chairs,  a wooden teaching podium and a blank chalkboard. Photo credit Pexels/Pixabay
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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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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1 in 4 Arizona Teaching Positions Are Still Unfilled As Teacher Shortage Continues

One in four teaching positions in Arizona remain unfilled as a yearslong teacher shortage continues throughout the state.

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After the DeVos and Trump Years, Having Jill Biden as First Lady Is a Huge Deal for Teachers Everywhere

“Having Dr. Biden in the White House could mean the world to public education in this country, including community colleges."

Pandemic Fallout Is Taking a Serious Toll on Latinos’ Mental Health

In a CDC survey, Latino respondents reported more symptoms of depressive disorder, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety than any other ethnic group.

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Dozens of Arizona Teachers Quit While Schools Attempt to Reopen Classrooms

Some teachers have received minimal supplies, including one bottle of cleaning spray per educator and a small number of face coverings.

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.