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Arizona COVID-19: More than 100 school classrooms …

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is piloting an approach in some Madison School District schools that would allow students exposed to COVID-19 to remain in school with regular testing.

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Arizona schools: What first enrollment numbers mean

(4 days ago) In schools and districts around Arizona, a patchwork of reports shows an overall positive enrollment trend this fall. Peoria Unified School District in …

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COVID-19 in schools: Some Arizona districts to make …

(2 days ago) Research from earlier this year on the effect of masks in public schools found schools in Maricopa and Pima counties without a mask mandate were 3.5 times more likely to have COVID-19 outbreaks

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Arizona schools may need years to resolve pandemic

(8 days ago) Once schools reopened, the thinking goes, white and middle- to upper-class students would rebound quickly. That may not necessarily be the case. Hundreds of 'A' schools have been hardest hit.

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Which Arizona schools were hit hardest by the pandemic

(4 days ago) The schools that were arguably doing the best job of educating their students before COVID-19 are now disproportionately seeing the greatest drops in growth and proficiency.

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Michigan schools closed due to threats after Oxford …

(3 days ago) Schools in that district are to remain closed through the rest of the week. Law enforcement officials have said repeatedly in news conferences that reports of threats must be made and all will be

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Arizona schools need more transit options than the big

(1 days ago) Some schools are eyeing electric buses to reduce fuel and maintenance costs. Others plan to invest in smaller vans and shuttles, which don’t require commercial drivers, to get students to before

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New rankings out for Arizona's top elementary, middle …

(9 days ago) New K-8 rankings of Arizona schools are out. They may not tell the whole story, experts say. For the first time ever, the U.S. News & World Report, known for its national list of high-performing

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What we learned in the Arizona HS football big schools

(5 days ago) But, this is what the schools asked for three years ago when the Arizona Interscholastic Association presented the idea of an Open Division to create more excitement and drama in the playoffs

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Jann-Michael Greenburg out as Scottsdale schools board

(6 days ago) The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board voted out Jann-Michael Greenburg as president on Monday and a board majority called for him to resign after allegations linked him to an

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Arizona schools chief talks COVID-19, mask mandates, test

(Just Now) Arizona schools chief Kathy Hoffman had high hopes for this year: in-person learning, a boost in support from federal funds and a chance for school communities to breathe after a disrupted year.

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Quarantine, tracing rules at US schools are inconsistent

(8 days ago) Parents, teachers baffled by inconsistencies in US schools' quarantining, tracing rules. At this point in the coronavirus pandemic, most parents are familiar with "COVID notification" letters. But

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Oxford shooting updates: Terrorism charge, Detroit area

(6 days ago) 13 hours ago · Schools in the Detroit area were closed Thursday due to threat of violence. The gunman in the Oxford school shooting was charged with terrorism.

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Goldwater Institute files complaint over Scottsdale

(3 days ago) The Scottsdale Unified School District faces complaints that the school board violated Arizona's open meeting law. The Goldwater Institute, a conservative Phoenix-based think-tank, and two

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Oxford school shooting: Video shows pandemonium in classroom

(6 days ago) Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard debunked a TikTok video that shows students cowering inside an Oxford High School classroom during Tuesday's shooting, hiding from the gunman when a knock

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Arizona's top Republican candidates head to school boards

(8 days ago) 1 day ago · Schools as culture war battlefield In early November, Republican political outsider Glenn Youngkin was elected governor of Virginia, flipping a liberal state in …

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Chandler schools denounce anti-Semitic public comment at

(2 days ago) Chandler school leaders have condemned anti-Semitic comments made by a member of the public during the school board’s Oct. 27 meeting. A woman who identified herself as Queen Creek resident

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Oxford, Michigan, school shooting: Suspect faces murder

(1 days ago) 1 day ago · Schools superintendent Tim Throne said Oxford High doesn't have metal detectors. Authorities know how the student brought in the weapon, McCabe said, but he did not elaborate.

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Brevard Public Schools to close for full Thanksgiving week

(2 days ago) Brevard Public Schools announced last-minute plans on Wednesday to extend its Thanksgiving break for the entire week. The schedule change must be officially approved by the School Board at its

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Education funding: Why Phoenix voters rejected school

(8 days ago)Schools are a battlefront of the culture war that Republicans are waging right now,” said Paul Bentz, senior vice president for the …

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Arizona school election results: Maricopa County votes on

(3 days ago) The funds would be used to build and renovate school buildings to accommodate student population growth, purchase one of the two leased middle schools in the district, enhance safety and security

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5 Maricopa County high schools go on lockdown after

(4 days ago) Mesa Public Schools also issued a warning on Tuesday in a statement from Superintendent Andi Fourlis. "Please know that consequences for stealing or destroying school property are severe, and can

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Cesar Chavez HS student shooting was over 'ghost gun' sale

(3 days ago) "Schools didn't create this issue. Unfortunately, we're charged with the task of trying to navigate this issue but can't do this alone. This …

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Ex-Arizona schools superintendent Denise Birdwell, 3

(6 days ago) Ex-Higley and Scottsdale schools superintendent Denise Birdwell, 3 others indicted in kickback scheme. Authorities say while Denise Birdwell was running the Higley Unified School District, she was

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Masks in Pa. schools: Court tosses Wolf mandate, but he

(9 days ago) Masks in Pa. schools: Court tosses Wolf administration mandate, but state vows appeal. A state court Wednesday sided with opponents of Pennsylvania's order to require masks in schools, saying it

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Mask mandates: Why many metro Phoenix schools kept masks

(4 days ago) Mesa Public Schools said the court ruling didn’t impact its mitigation strategies because its approach included school masks at certain levels of …

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FAQ: How are Springfield schools contact tracing for COVID-19

(8 days ago) COVID-19: Masks required in Oregon's K-12 schools for 2021-22 school year, Gov. Kate Brown announces. School districts also still have to submit "communicable disease management plans," which have

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At least 5 Brevard schools get threats of violence in past

(5 days ago) In the span of about a week, at least five schools across Brevard County have received threats of bombings or other violence, according to the county's school board. Titusville High School, Apollo

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The Arizona Republic's high school football rankings

(Just Now) The Arizona Republic's high school football rankings through Nov. 5, 2021. Here is the updated Arizona Republic high school football rankings for the big schools, which still have one week left in

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Michigan schools staff shortages: 8 closed, went virtual

(8 days ago) At least eight schools across Michigan shuttered or switched to virtual school in October, citing worsening staff shortages. Southfield Public Schools on Tuesday announced the most recent closure.

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Gilbert's $515M bond wins by thin margin; unclear if

(5 days ago) It was the first bond request from the district since 2015, when former Superintendent Denise Birdwell was the district's schools chief. Birdwell recently was indicted on numerous felony charges

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Tempe to discuss renaming schools, parks, streets with KKK

(6 days ago) The city of Tempe could soon be changing the names of some of its schools, streets and parks after research conducted by city staff found links to Ku Klux Klan members. In an email, the Tempe

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What COVID-19 safety policies look like at Arizona charter

(7 days ago) Size: 17 schools, 18,964 students. Mask policy: Face coverings are optional for students and staff. Basic quarantine policy: Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 must isolate at home for 10

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TikTok challenges in schools: What experts say parents

(5 days ago) Mesa Public Schools, the state’s largest school district, said 60 vandalism reports were attributed to TikTok challenges in the first seven weeks of school. The district usually averages about

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NYS says counties can make key COVID decisions for

(3 days ago) It's not known how long it might take counties to decide whether to update their COVID protocols for schools. Gary Stern is an editor/writer …

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School choice: Why families flocked to charter schools in

(4 days ago) Schools are often regarded as the center of our society, and never has that been more true than now. Issues of health, safety, social justice, economics and infrastructure intersect at …

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Bonds and override elections are an awful way to fund

(9 days ago) Arizona is far from having such a system. There are differences in per-pupil funding among district schools based upon the ability to manipulate turnout for overrides and bonds. According to the

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Metro Nashville schools staff, bus drivers call for better

(9 days ago) Metro Schools is not only down bus drivers, but also more than 130 certified staff positions remain unfilled and another 90 paraprofessional, or education assistant, positions are …

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Realignment era: 6 C-USA schools leaving for American

(9 days ago) Those within the AAC believe 2023 is a realistic target for the transition to a 14-team conference after swiping six schools from Conference USA. But it all starts with Texas and Oklahoma. The

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School mask mandates: What Arizona districts are doing

(6 days ago) The district's 26 schools in Ahwatukee Foothills and parts of Chandler, Guadalupe, Tempe and the Gila River Indian Reservation have about 15,000 students. Litchfield Elementary School District.

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The Arizona Republic's HS boys basketball preseason 2021

(7 days ago) With the Arizona Interscholastic Association boys high school basketball season starting Monday for many schools, here are The Arizona …

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's State of the State focuses on

(2 days ago) Ducey defends COVID-19 response, pushes for reopening schools in short State of the State speech. There were a few familiar threads: a focus on education, anecdotes about standout Arizonans, the

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Teacher shortage: Arizona schools see drop in specialized

(9 days ago) Paradise Valley schools saw that drop in support staff firsthand: about 24% of the district’s support staff, 410 employees, resigned or retired during the …

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Gov. Doug Ducey should learn from, not complain about, a

(1 days ago) The decision is a victory for Arizona public schools, lifting the heavy-handed prohibition on face-mask requirements and leaving education leaders free to manage COVID-19 prevention measures on

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Vermont alters close contact rules, COVID-19 testing for

(Just Now) There are several steps in the onboarding process, and so far, 13 school districts and 10 independent schools were ready to launch. For surveillance testing, French said 23 school districts and 35

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Basis Chandler makes U.S. News top 10 best public high

(9 days ago) The charter network's schools specialize in college preparedness and are known for their rigorous curricula. Last year, U.S. News changed its ranking methodology, looking beyond Advanced Placement

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