Arizona schools

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By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- Schools can't be held accountable for violent incidents between students that occur off campus, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday. 

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By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- The state's top health official said Tuesday that schools should be able to quarantine unvaccinated students and keep them out of class in at least some cases where they have been exposed to COVID-19. 

 

As the first full academic year within the pandemic comes to an end for teachers and students we speak with Gina Thompson, Superintendent of Yuma Union High School District. We’ll talk about lessons of resilience and citizenship, upcoming graduation ceremonies, and what looks to be an ambitious summer school schedule and hiring season.  

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Arizona education leaders say the Trump administration and federal education leaders are wrong to call on schools to reopen as soon as possible during a continuing rise in COVID-19 cases.

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By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- The state's top education official wants schools to plan for reopening even as she concedes she doesn't know how much money they will have -- and that it's virtually impossible to guarantee a risk-free environment.

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