July 28, 2021

Education

Retirement of Cooperative Extension County Director Jeff Schalau

After 23 years of dedicated service, The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension of Yavapai County wishes to announce the retirement of Jeff Schalau, County Director and Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent. Since 1998, Mr. Schalau has provided leadership and educational programs as well as authored a weekly newspaper column called the Backyard Gardener. Throughout his

Charter Schools

Governor Ducey Urges Delegation To Protect Charter School Students

Governor Doug Ducey today urged Arizona’s Congressional Delegation to oppose federal legislation that will jeopardize critical funding the state’s public charter schools receive and put thousands of students at risk. “I am writing to bring your attention to a hugely problematic section of the Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related

COVID-19

Governor Ducey’s Statement On Updated CDC Guidance

Governor Doug Ducey today released the following statement in response to the updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “Arizona does not allow mask mandates, vaccine mandates, vaccine passports or discrimination in schools based on who is or isn’t vaccinated. We’ve passed all of this into law, and it will not change. “The

Science

Arizona professor will lead NASA project to locate menacing objects near Earth

NASA has appointed a University of Arizona professor to lead a project to track asteroids that potentially could crash into Earth. The mission involves launching a telescope into a high orbit to locate such near-Earth objects using the infrared radiation they emit. Amy Mainzer, a professor of planetary sciences, will lead a team building the

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