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Education notebook: Pandemic pushes students out of traditional schools

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

Update from Sunnyside: Academics and resiliency

The second largest school district in Southern Arizona discusses how its students are faring in the pandemic.

More students switch to homeschooling amid school enrollment woes

Educators discuss the impacts of the shift, including looming cuts to funding as enrollment decreases.

COVID-19 in Arizona: Community spread, vaccines and education

Plus, a look at how and why the FBI has jurisdiction in some crimes committed in tribal lands.

Arizona expands mask requirement to school buses, campuses

The mandate requires masks to be worn by everyone involved in "school-associated activities."

Voices On The Economy (VOTE)

A new approach to economics education takes on partisan hostility

UA deal to purchase for-profit Ashford University approved by accreditor

The new entity, dubbed University of Arizona Global Campus, would be independent of the UA.

Minke whale skeleton comes to Bisbee

Students with the Bisbee Science Lab will clean and reassemble the whale for display.

Education notebook: Rising COVID cases drive schools toward remote learning

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

Child care scholarships available for Tucson and South Tucson families

The scholarships can be applied to past due child care bills, registration fees and ongoing tuition.

TUSD: Hybrid classes won't start until virus transmission is ‘moderate’

District officials will focus on state of public health, not a specific date to bring back classes

School leaders, state officials implore public to reduce COVID-19 for sake of education

The rising cases of COVID-19 could mean more schools remain entirely online or return to remote instruction.

Education notebook: School funding initiative approved, pandemic stalls school reopenings

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

TUSD pushes back date for hybrid learning

The hybrid start date was delayed due to a potential increase in COVID-19 cases, officials say.

TUSD parents take top spots in governing board race

The top candidates based on initial results highlighted the pandemic, budget transparency and equity as key issues.

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