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Survey: 79% of Arizona teachers plan to return to classroom despite virus

Posted by   /  June 16, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Education  /  No Comments

AFP via Getty Images/Ina Fassbender By Griselda Zetino | KTAR  The start of the new school year is just a few weeks away, and a statewide survey found that nearly 8 out of 10 Arizona teachers are planning to return to their classrooms amid the coronavirus pandemic. The survey conducted by the advocacy group Expect […]

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Arnold the grammarian

Posted by   /  June 13, 2020  /  Education, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

A tribute to a Journal reader who loved the way words can sing – but not always in my case ILLUSTRATION: ZOHAR LAZAR By Jason Gay | The Wall Street Journal The best part of this job? That’s easy: readers. Some days, readers like me; other days, they can’t stand me; sometimes, they want me […]

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Arizona private school likely first in state to require students to wear masks

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

oksun70 By Lily Altavena | Arizona Republic  Brophy College Prep in Phoenix will require both students and staff to wear masks on campus when school resumes in the fall. The private Jesuit school announced the plan to require masks on Thursday. It appears to be the first Arizona school to issue such a requirement in response […]

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He’s baaaaack!

Posted by   /  June 8, 2020  /  By Phil Riske, Education, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Probably to your relief, the Rose Law Group Reporter sent that crabby old Grammar Cop on a two-year sabbatical. Well he’s baaaaack! With a quiz. Just in the past couple of months, he spotted numerous grammatical slip-ups and wonders how you would do in a right-wrong quiz, which in […]

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Arizona schools and youth sports leagues can open, Ducey says

Posted by   /  May 28, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Education, Featured News, Sports  /  No Comments

Arizona has the one of the highest student-to-teacher ratios in the nation, and teachers have said they’re concerned it will be hard to keep kids spaced out to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  By Maria Polletta and Lily Altavena | Arizona Republic  A week after saying he was “hopeful” Arizona kids could safely return […]

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Arizona aiming to reopen camps this summer, schools this fall

Posted by   /  May 20, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Education, Featured News  /  No Comments

The marquee at Centennial Middle School tells the story early March 16 the first day all schools in Arizona were ordered closed for two weeks by Gov. Doug Ducey due to the coronavirus outbreak. /Randy Hoeft/Yuma Sun  By Maria Polletta and Lily Altavena | Arizona Republic   Gov. Doug Ducey is working with education leaders to […]

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Trump addresses motley high school graduates

Posted by   /  May 10, 2020  /  Education, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

St. Mary Magdalene by the Expressway High School holds a virtual graduation ceremony with special guest speaker President Donald Trump Alec Baldwin.

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This Arizona high school is ranked as one of America’s best public high schools

Posted by   /  April 22, 2020  /  Education  /  No Comments

Basis charter school

By Lily Altavena | The Republic One Arizona school is among the 10 best in the country.  Basis Chandler was ranked seventh-best in America, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, released Tuesday. Another Basis school, in Oro Valley, made the top 20. A high school in Virginia nabbed the top spot.  In 2018, […]

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Court allows tribe to sue U.S. government over education deal

Posted by   /  April 21, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Education, Real Estate  /  No Comments

The federally sponsored Phoenix Indian School, 1925. /Courtesy of Lake County, Illinois, Discovery Museum, Curt Teich Postcard Archives and Regional History Archives By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Arizona tribes have the right to sue the federal government for allowing a major developer to default on payments it was supposed […]

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Attorney general takes fight to Arizona Supreme Court over how college tuition is set

Posted by   /  April 16, 2020  /  Courts/Law, Education  /  No Comments

Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants the court to conclude he has the inherent power to sue the Board of Regents. By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Pinal Central Attorney General Mark Brnovich made a last-ditch effort Thursday to get the legal go-ahead to sue the Arizona Board of Regents over what he claims […]

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