Arizona has now received more than $4 billion in federal COVID-19 recovery funds for education, which Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said has been “incredibly critical” for schools to safely reopen because “the state has fallen short” in that regard.
An Arizona college student group announced Tuesday the launch of a grassroots campaign to put an initiative on the 2022 ballot seeking to lower the cost for undergraduate resident students to attend the state's public universities.
The Phoenix Union High School District on Thursday announced that students and staff who participate in sports or certain other extracurricular activities must soon provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or take weekly tests.
Some Phoenix-area school districts continue to require face masks on campus while others have enacted new requirements after a judge struck down a ban on the mandates that was set to go into effect Wednesday.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said a Monday ruling that a law banning face mask mandates in Arizona schools violates the state constitution and can’t go into effect this week as scheduled was the right move for students, parents and administrators.
People will once again be able to taste creations from the young minds in the Scottsdale Community College culinary arts program as the student-run restaurant reopens for lunch service beginning Tuesday.
A judge was considering whether to overturn several new Arizona laws that restrict the power of cities, counties and school districts to impose COVID-19 restrictions like mask mandates after hearing arguments in the case Monday.