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Are schools liable in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak?

UA law professor Tara Sklar explains how vulnerable schools could be to legal challenges.

Vail superintendent on reopening safely during the pandemic

The district says it will adhere to guidelines put out by the state and county.

A look at Vail teacher’s first day of school in virtual environment

Arizona 360 visited a fifth grade classroom at Mesquite Elementary.

Child care centers outside of Tucson eligible for Pima County grants

The $2 million grant program will start accepting applications Friday.

It's still unsafe to reopen schools for in-person learning, Pima County health experts say

The county isn't yet meeting any of its targets for containing the coronavirus.

Education Notebook: Back-to-school benchmarks, UA's path forward

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state, Aug. 8.

UA will start furloughs Monday, despite pushback

President Robbins said other cost-cutting measures will be explored to deal with a potential $250 million deficit.

Poll: Majority of Arizonans uncomfortable sending kids back to school

A new poll shows most people in the state are not comfortable with a return to school.

Pima County COVID-19 trends improve, but risk remains too high for schools

A recent memo recommended schools wait until after Labor Day to offer traditional in-person learning.

Arizona schools chief anticipates delays to in-person learning

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

UA President Robbins says he doesn’t oppose a faculty union

Robbins said he is "all for it" after a campus coalition announced it plans to form a union.

Arizona releases guidance for returning to classrooms

The promised benchmarks for returning to in-person learning outline county COVID-19 targets.

Rogue Radio presents Kate Chopin's “Désirée's Baby”

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "I DREAM IN WIDESCREEN" 2020 has NOT been cancelled; and a look back at Tucson's drive-in history from Chris Dashiell.

UA group critical of university's pandemic response wants a union

A group of faculty, staff and graduate students say it is time to push back against the administration.

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