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As survivors pass on, more Holocaust education could be headed to Arizona classrooms

Arizona students haven’t been properly taught about the Holocaust in recent years, according to a recent poll conducted by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany. Among Arizona millennials surveyed in March 2020,  42% could not name a single concentration camp the Nazis built to detain and exterminate Jews and others deemed undesirable. The same report

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Ducey back-to-school order leaves educators shocked, scrambling, upset

Educators across the state  last week were calling Gov. Doug Ducey’s surprise back-to-school order disruptive, challenging and frustrating, a last-minute complication to reopening plans that many schools already had in the works. School officials, from the state level on down, said they were given little notice before Ducey’s announcement on Wednesday and are now scrambling

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Summer school an expanding option for students who struggled with online learning

Before the pandemic, second-grader Melody Wiseley loved going to school. But for the past year, her life has consisted of Zoom classes and social distancing. The mundane, taken-for-granted moments she once shared with friends in the lunchroom and on the playground are cherished memories. Her grandmother, Heidi Aranda, who is the senior director of curriculum

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6 Dr. Seuss books won’t be published for racist images

Six Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author’s legacy said Tuesday. “These books portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong,” Dr.

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Rural Voters Rank Education as Top Priority Facing the State

In keeping with the statewide trend, voters in rural Arizona believe that education is the number one issue facing the state. This according to a poll of 600 likely voters in Cochise, Coconino, Mohave, Pinal, Yavapai and Yuma Counties. The survey was conducted Jan. 25-29, 2021 by HighGround, Inc. on behalf of Expect More Arizona. Immigration

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NH Governor Orders Classrooms Reopen Despite Objections From Teachers Unions

While teachers unions in Democratic enclaves like Chicago and Los Angeles continue to resist a return to classroom instruction, in New Hampshire, Republican Gov. Chris Sununu has had enough. On Friday, he signed an executive order requiring Granite State public schools to get back to class. “Starting March 8, all K-12 schools must provide the option of

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