By Melissa Rosequist | Daily Independent
As droves of Valley students start the 2020-21 school year this fall among the global pandemic of 2020, Arizona school districts move forward independently with no two plans alike.
Gov. Doug Ducey announced recently Arizona school districts would be given authority to make the best decisions for their students — providing little guidance on safety regulations to protect teachers and students — putting decisions about the upcoming school year in local hands.
“One thing seems clear — all schools are trying to implement measures to reduce the risk of the spread of the virus. Most Arizona schools are allowing parents to chose having their child attend online if they feel uncomfortable with sending them to school.As quoted in Daily Independent, July 29, 2020