Arizona health officials on Thursday mandated that students wear face coverings in school, on buses and at school activities, an emergency order that school officials called a step in the right direction, but not enough. The order by Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ follows Gov. Doug Ducey’s order this summer that
Governor Ducey, Superintendent Hoffman Announce $19 Million To Help Students Most Impacted By The Pandemic
Governor Doug Ducey, in partnership with Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman, today announced $19 million in targeted grant funding to support schools and students most impacted by COVID-19. The funding, which comes from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund as part of the CARES Act, will help schools with teacher development, teacher
The Ducey administration defended its decision Thursday to make it harder for Arizona schools to revert to virtual education, from in-person or hybrid schooling, in the face of surging COVID-19 cases. Gov. Doug Ducey said the decision to require that three different criteria are met – the old standard was just one of the three
On Tuesday October 13th, the Chino Valley Schools governing board voted to change instruction in Chino Valley Schools to in-person instruction where all students, kindergarten through 12th grade, will be present on campuses four days a week. The district will continue to offer At Home Learning for those families who are uncomfortable with their child
With some students learning online or experiencing a hybrid of online and in-person classes due to COVID-19, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on the Safest States for Schools to Reopen . To identify which states have the safest conditions for reopening schools, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 15 key metrics. Our
Children in the justice system face towering impediments to their legal right to education, often hindering the development of thousands of the nation’s most vulnerable and underserved students. The lack of consistent and uniform policies, along with a dearth of available data, conceal how – or if – young people learn in juvenile detention facilities.