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Veterans

Governor Ducey Signs Legislation To Strengthen Veteran Suicide Prevention Efforts

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation enhancing efforts to prevent veteran suicide and ensure Arizona’s heroes have the support and resources they need. House Bill (HB) 2542 allows the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) to submit data from the Be Connected program for inclusion in an annual report by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) that

Education

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

Push to reopen schools could leave out millions of students

President Joe Biden says he wants most schools serving kindergarten through eighth grade to reopen by late April, but even if that happens, it is likely to leave out millions of students, many of them minorities in urban areas. “We’re going to see kids fall further and further behind, particularly low-income students of color,” said

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