Education

Phoenix Union High School District to Require Masks

by on August 5, 2021 0

Despite Arizona lawmakers passing a law prohibiting mask or vaccine mandates in schools, several districts have recently decided to put or keep mask mandates in place. The Phoenix Union High School District will violate an executive order and require masks indoors regardless of vaccination status when classes start. The district recently announced it would...

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Brophy Prep Announces Requirement of Vaccination or Bi-Weekly Covid-19 Testing for All Students and Staff

by on August 5, 2021 0

Private catholic school Brophy Prep announced Wednesday, the requirement for all students and staff must have received the full COVID-10 vaccination or they will be required to be tested twice a week starting next month. In a letter given to parents, Brophy College Preparatory detailed out their back-to-school rules regarding COVID-19. When classes begin on Aug....

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Arizona Education Tax Survives Again

by on June 17, 2021 0

A trial court judge on Tuesday threw out several legal challenges to a new voter approved tax on high-earning Arizonans, leaving just one additional issue raised by challengers to Proposition 208 in play while the state Supreme Court is considering whether the measure is constitutional. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge John Hannah Jr.’s ruling...

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Madison School District Combatting COVID-19 Through Pool-Testing Program

by on May 20, 2021 0

Dr. Anthony Fauci, former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, estimates that roughly 40% of COVID-19 cases in America are asymptomatic.  It is that prevalence of asymptomatic cases that makes fighting the spread of the COVID-19 disease so difficult, especially for school systems here in Arizona where classrooms may be...

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