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Schools send supplies home to help struggling students

Posted by   /  August 12, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Education  /  No Comments

By Lily Altavena | Arizona Republic Every Global Academy of Phoenix teacher wore a mask with the school’s logo on it — a lobo, or a wolf — and their name.  Educators manned several different stations down the stretch of road that usually serves as the pick-up and dropoff point for students on school days. But on Tuesday, […]

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State releases 3 benchmarks for when kids can attend school; Comment from Jordan Rose, RLG Founder,CEO

Posted by   /  August 6, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Education  /  No Comments

 Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services.Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Pinal Central State health officials laid out a three-part test Thursday for when they say it is safe for schools to reopen, in full or in part. In essence, the guidelines say it […]

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ASU President Crow says students with coronavirus to be socially isolated

Posted by   /  August 6, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Education  /  No Comments

ASU Campus /ABC 15 Arizona State University President Michael Crow said the institution has a plan in place to socially isolate students who contract coronavirus. While those who contract COVID-19 won’t be individually identified to the ASU community, Crow told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Gaydos and Chad that residence halls will be arranged accordingly when […]

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Maricopa County health leaders say schools not ready to reopen Aug. 17

Posted by   /  August 6, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Education  /  No Comments

Vector illustration By Peter Samore | KTAR Maricopa County public health leaders said Wednesday classrooms will not be ready to reopen for in-person learning on Aug. 17. Marcy Flanagan, the county’s public health executive director, said during a press briefing she’s not sure when it will be safe for schools to resume traditional classroom instruction. […]

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Arizona won’t set school opening date, will rely on data, superintendent says

Posted by   /  August 4, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Education  /  No Comments

Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman/KGUN 9 By  Kevin Stone | KTAR There won’t be a statewide date set for the start of on-campus instruction, Arizona’s top education official said Tuesday. Instead, districts will be empowered to decide when students can return based on coronavirus conditions and health department guidelines, Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman […]

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Phoenix school district turns to HealthyVerify Certification to help with new school year, COVID-19

Posted by   /  August 1, 2020  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Coronavirus, Education, Featured News  /  No Comments

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents HealthyVerify Certification) By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter For Marvene Lobato the biggest challenge for the COVID-19 pandemic is the uncertainty presents on numerous fronts. Lobato is the Superintendent of the Fowler Elementary School District in Phoenix. The district has 7 schools, a child care center and 4,500 […]

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Education funding initiative thrown off Arizona ballot for ‘opaque’ summary language, judge rules; RLG attorney Tom Galvin comments

Posted by   /  July 31, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Education  /  No Comments

 #RedForEd rally at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Invest In Ed is throwing a rally for the kickoff of collecting signatures for its ballot initiative. Over 1800 signs were put up at the rally representing the over 1800 classrooms in Arizona without a certified teacher.David Wallace/The Republic By Maria […]

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Great Hearts announces co-founder as new CEO

Posted by   /  July 31, 2020  /  Education  /  No Comments

Great Hearts Facebook (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Great Hearts Academies.) Press Release via Great Hearts The Great Hearts America Board of Directors has appointed founding Chairman Jay Heiler as Chief Executive Officer of the organization. Heiler and President of the Great Hearts Foundation Dan Scoggin, along with now-Chairman of the Great Hearts Arizona Network School Governing […]

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Arizona public school community weighs pros, cons, COVID-19 as return looms; RLG Founder and President Jordan Rose shares insight with the Independent

Posted by   /  July 30, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Education, Featured News  /  No Comments

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 […]

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Judge hears testimony in challenge to education tax proposal

Posted by   /  July 29, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Courts/Law, Education  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times The question of whether Arizonans get to vote on hiking taxes on the most wealthy to fund education could depend on how petition circulators got paid. Challengers funded by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry contend that those gathering signatures to put the […]

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