/ Modified aug 7, 2020 3:59 p.m.

Arizona schools chief anticipates delays to in-person learning

State Superintendent Kathy Hoffman supports schools providing targeted services for vulnerable students.

The new school year began entirely online, just as it left off last spring. This week the Arizona Department of Health Services released benchmarks schools should use to guide their decisions about reopening campuses for traditional, in-person learning. Days before that announcement, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman released a statement that cast doubt on schools being able to safely reopen by Aug. 17, which is the soonest they can begin to offer such options. Hoffman spoke to Lorraine Rivera about her concerns and recommendations.

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