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Pressure builds on schools to reopen during pandemic

Pressure is building on school systems around the U.S. to reopen classrooms to students who have been learning online for nearly a year, pitting politicians against teachers who have yet to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In Chicago, the rancor is so great that teachers are on the brink of striking. In California, a frustrated Gov.

Education

Winter storm adjustments for Wednesday, 01.27.21 – Chino Valley Schools

A message from Superintendent John Scholl regarding school tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27, 2021: Due to the anticipated wet roads, very low temperatures, and icy conditions tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27, we are concerned about getting students to school safely on school buses. With this in mind, all students will continue on Distance Learning. All students that

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Winter storm adjustments, day 2 – Chino Valley School District

The current Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service continues through 11:00 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, January 26).  We have a significant concern about the road conditions as you move away from the highway and believe that it would be unsafe for school buses in the expected conditions.  In order to protect the health, safety,

State

Arizona gov. rejects call for online learning

Arizona’s Gov. Doug Ducey has rejected the state’s top education official’s call for Ducey to order public schools to use only online instruction for the next two weeks unless they have waivers from health officials. Amid a coronavirus surge in the state, Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said Saturday that schools need a two-week

Education

Schools confront ‘off the rails’ numbers of failing grades

The first report cards of the school year are arriving with many more Fs than usual in a dismal sign of the struggles students are experiencing with distance learning. School districts from coast to coast have reported the number of students failing classes has risen by as many as two or three times — with

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