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TUSD approves updated hybrid-learning plan, no official start date

The new plan calls for half days of teacher-led instruction, with time set aside for independent work.

TUSD approves updated hybrid-learning plan, no official start date

The new plan calls for half days of teacher-led instruction, with time set aside for independent work.

Pandemic prompts parents to give pod learning a try

Supporters say it opens the door for educational reform, but the reviews are mixed.

GoFundMe campaign raises more than $20,000 for students at San Xavier Mission School

The money will be used to buy laptops for students in the Tohono O'odham Nation doing virtual learning.

Sensory park for kids with autism breaks ground in Tucson

Parents with children on the autism spectrum will soon have a park where they can take their kids without worrying about their safety.

As schools reopen, Arizona confronts high rates of COVID-19 in youth

The state’s youth case rate was the third-highest among 48 states reporting, according to a report.

Education notebook: Teacher shortage worsens amid pandemic, UA and county address rising cases

Since classes went mostly online in March, the quality of the education that students were to receive came into question.

Education notebook: County case rates rise as hybrid learning begins, UA continues the fight against COVID-19

Due to rising case rates, Pima County no longer fully meets the criteria set for reopening schools, according to data from the Arizona Department of Health Services.

After two years, measure taxing the wealthy to fund education is on the ballot

The business community opposes the Invest in Ed Act, which would fund education through a tax on high earners.

People with disabilities face both unique and common challenges during pandemic

Educators and service providers discuss how the pandemic has impacted community members with disabilities in Arizona.

Education notebook: Pandemic worsens inequalities in education

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted inequality pretty much everywhere, from economics to medical care to access to voting. The education system is no exception.

Different perspectives at the Tucson Desert Art Museum.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An essay about mortality in the time of COVID-19; and a dash of audio madness from the youth of the Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.

Education notebook: Pandemic worsens inequalities in education

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

After two years, measure taxing the wealthy to fund education is on the ballot

The business community opposes the Invest in Ed Act, which would fund education through a tax on high earners.

People with disabilities face both unique and common challenges during pandemic

Educators and service providers discuss how the pandemic has impacted community members with disabilities in Arizona.

Education notebook: County case rates rise as hybrid learning begins, UA continues the fight against COVID-19

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

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