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Summer Camp COVID CDC Guidelines 

by on April 28, 2021 0

If you’re gearing up to send your children to summer camp soon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued new guidelines for what camp should look like this year. The CDC issued the guidance over the weekend, including updates on physical distancing and camp activities. Medical experts said camp employees over the...

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Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Mandating Transparency In Sex Education

by on April 21, 2021 0

On Tuesday, Governor Doug Ducey issued an Executive Order that requires all sex education curriculum to be posted online for parents to review, without exception. This Executive Order includes more aggressive transparency requirements than Senate Bill 1456, which was vetoed by the Governor. Under that bill, posting sex education materials online would have been...

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Federal Relief Will Help Arizona Schools Hire Counselors & Social Workers

by on April 21, 2021 0

Federal coronavirus relief funding will help schools hire 140 counselors and social workers as children return to classrooms with pandemic-induced stresses and isolation, Arizona schools chief Kathy Hoffman said Monday. Hoffman said the $21 million plan will provide two years of funding to eliminate a waitlist for mental health professionals requested by schools in...

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Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Day with 20% Off Haircuts for All Teachers at Mane Attraction Salon

by on April 19, 2021 0

Attention teachers a local salon wants to honor you! All teachers can call the salon or book an appointment on the Mane Attraction Salon website to take advantage of a very special offer. Who: Tired teachers in need of a haircut and some relaxing time away from the classroom or computer screen. What: In 1953, Eleanor...

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Enrollment Begins Monday for Great Hearts Academies Online K-8 School 

by on April 19, 2021 0

Great Hearts Academies, one of Arizona’s most highly ranked networks of public charter schools, will begin offering its classical liberal arts curriculum to Arizona students online beginning in the Fall of 2021. Enrollment in Great Hearts Online, which is open to all Arizona students, will start on Monday, April 19. Applications can be submitted...

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Arizona Preschool Enrollment Down

by on April 12, 2021 0

The Arizona Education Progress Meter shows the percentage of Arizona 3- and 4-year-olds enrolled in a quality early learning setting has declined 3 percentage points, 22% in 2019 to 19% in 2020. The goal is 45% by 2030. The enrollment decline is based on two factors: COVID-19’s detrimental impact on child care providers. When...

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