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Proposal Would Allow Community Colleges to Offer Bachelor’s Degrees

by on March 25, 2021 0

Students who attend community colleges could soon complete a bachelor’s degree without ever leaving those institutions. A proposal moving through the Legislature that would allow community colleges to offer four-year bachelor’s degrees was approved by the House Education Committee on a 9-0 vote Tuesday. The change would apply only to community colleges in Maricopa...

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Community Blend Coffee Supports School

by on March 24, 2021 0

Local coffee roaster, Press Coffee has announced its Community Blend coffee is now supporting local school districts. Six school districts will benefit from in-store purchases of the Community Blend now until May 16. In-store purchases will benefit the K-8 District the Press store resides within: The Roastery & Scottsdale Quarter: Paradise Valley Unified School District Biltmore:...

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Intel Announces $20 Billion Expansion in Arizona; Will Create Over 3,000 Jobs

by on March 24, 2021 0

Intel announced Tuesday a substantial expansion of its Arizona-based manufacturing capacity with a $20 billion investment – the largest private sector investment in state history. The expansion will see the construction of two new semiconductor fabrication facilities, or fabs, which will produce advanced semiconductor chips used in modern electronics. The investment will lead to...

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CDC Changes Student Distancing Recommendations for K-12 to Keep 3 Feet of Distance in Class

by on March 19, 2021 0

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new  recommendations on distances in the classroom.  With universal masking, students at K-12 schools should maintain a distance of at least 3 feet in classroom settings, instead of the previous 6 feet. The new recommendation is part of the CDC’s K-12 school guidance that...

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AMC Reopening 98% of U.S. Theaters by Friday

by on March 19, 2021 0

AMC Theaters, the nation’s largest movie theater chain, says 98% of its theaters will open their doors by Friday. The company said 99% of its locations will be open by March 26. By Monday, AMC said they are expecting to open 52 of its 54 California locations. “The Company is preparing to resume operations...

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