As schools operating in a distance learning model are still required to provide a physical space for the most at-risk students, the Boys and Girls Club of AZ and YMCA have stepped up to help schools fulfill this requirement.
On Saturday, December 2, Ducey rejected state education officials request for him to order public schools to use only distance learning for the next two weeks unless they have waivers from health officials.
Their mask design has separate pouches for your nose and mouth to prevent overheating and glasses from fogging up. The mask was also designed to lift up easily for eating and drinking. The design took home the top prize.
Executive Vice President and University Provost Mark Searle sent a letter to the ASU community saying the spring semester will now end on May 1, he also stated there will not be a traditional spring break.
The modification is a temporary change in grading practices and policies in an effort to compensate for the learning challenges presented throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Some believe a “passing” grade would alleviate some of the academic pressure for students.
According to a statement released on Dec. 11th, students attending schools in the Sahuarita School District will continue with remote learning for at least two more weeks after the end of winter break.
It’s another layer of the “tremendous stress” faced by administrators and educators navigating the pandemic, said Dan Domenech, executive director of AASA, the nation’s leading school superintendents association.
Many students at the San Xavier Mission School didn’t have laptops or computers for virtual learning but the community worked together to raise tens of thousands of dollars and get the technology they needed.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending flexibilities to allow free meals to continue to be available to all children throughout the entire 2020-2021 school year.
Thousands of U of A students are expected to return to campus Monday, bringing the total number of students attending in-person class to nearly 10,000. This is raising concerns among faculty and students who say the university isn’t being transparent when it comes to health safety.