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Energy

Commissioner Jim O’Connor Supports Children’s Health While Saving Energy

At the Arizona Corporation Commission’s July 13, 2021, Open Public Meeting, Commissioner Jim O’Connor successfully convinced three additional Commissioners to join his vote to support his proposal for Arizona Public Service Company (“APS”) to implement a new Energy Efficiency program which allows greater outside air to flow indoors to often-crowded school classrooms by upgrading their

Social Media

School posts on Facebook could threaten student privacy

Images of students on school Facebook pages could fall into the wrong hands. Sol de Zuasnabar Brebbia/Getty Images Joshua Rosenberg, University of Tennessee Like many of us, schools in the United States are active on social media. They use their accounts to share timely information, build community and highlight staff and students. However, our research

Opinion

Opinion: North Carolina Fights Back Against Critical Race Theory In Public Schools

A parent raised concerns about a “how whiteness is a problem in science” assignment in a high school chemistry class. Another sent a slide of a teacher’s presentation about “color-blind racism” and the “privilege” associated with those who do not identify racism as the cause of “contemporary inequalities.” Multiple parents reported the assignment of “Stamped

COVID-19

Governor Ducey Rescinds 25 Pandemic-Related Executive Orders

Governor Doug Ducey rescinded 25 Executive Orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic following action by the Arizona Legislature to codify into law many of the policies enacted by the Executive Orders to protect against excessive mandates, including mask usage in schools and prohibiting vaccine passports. “Throughout the pandemic, we took action to protect Arizonans and

Gaming

Arizona Department of Gaming Reports $33.8 Million Tribal Gaming Contributions to the State for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2021

The Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG) announced on Wednesday $33,792,312 in Tribal gaming contributions to the Arizona Benefits Fund for the State’s fourth quarter of Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. This amount represents a 32 percent increase when compared to same quarter of FY2020. “It is exciting to see this significant increase in Tribal contributions when

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