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How Will Coronavirus Impact Current High School Students?
The Arizona Board of Education approved an emergency rule Tuesday saying school districts and charter schools could not prevent high school seniors from graduating simply because the state has shut down schools for the rest of this school year. But there are still lots of questions.
April 1, 2020
AZ Schools Can Issue Diplomas, Credits To High School Seniors
The Arizona State Board of Education unanimously passed on Tuesday an emergency rule that will allow the state's estimated 86,000 high school seniors to receive a diploma or academic credit despite school closures through the end of the school year.
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March 31, 2020
Crafty Chica: Crafting During Coronavirus
If you’re stuck at home right now and running out of ways to occupy yourself — and Netflix is getting old — it might be time to find a creative outlet. The Show spoke to artist Kathy Cano-Murillo, aka the Crafty Chica, about others can get started crafting.
March 31, 2020
List Of Free Education Resources For Students, Teachers
Arizona school buildings are closes for the remainder of the school year, but many students will continue learning from home. Many educational resources are offering free access for families and teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a list of free educational resources available.
March 31, 2020
Special Education Students Lose Resources As Schools Move Online
The COVID-19 pandemic saw schools around the nation temporarily closing their doors and sending students online. However, students with a wide variety of special education needs may have lost access to specialists, mentors and educational devices as a result of school closures, and there is not yet clarity about when that could change.
March 30, 2020
Lawsuit Filed Vs. ABOR Over Unrefunded Housing Fees
A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Arizona Board of Regents after the three public universities it oversees have refused to provide refunds to its students for room, board and fees.
March 30, 2020
AZ Schools Closed For Remainder Of The School Year
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said Monday morning that schools will remain closed through the end of the school year.
March 30, 2020
AZ Schools For Deaf, Blind Work To Reach Kids At Home
With schools now closed until at least April 10, educators and families are looking for ways to keep students learning. But what about students who struggle to communicate with their own parents and peers? The Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, or ASDB, are working to reach those who count on school for more than academics, like Amelie Morales.
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March 30, 2020
UA Researchers Discover How Tuvan Throat Singing Works
Researchers at the University of Arizona have uncovered the secret to Tuvan throat singing — how central Asian singers make two different sounds at once.
March 27, 2020
Word S3 E5: Int’l Women’s HERstory Month Part 2 – Coronacation
While we hunker down amid a pandemic, creatives are facing tough times, too. Performances have been canceled. Open mics have been shut down. But we carry on with trying to stay in touch.
March 27, 2020
Maricopa Library Offers Curbside Service
Many communities across Arizona have cut off physical access to public libraries, but in the city of Maricopa, the library is offering curbside service.
March 27, 2020
Maricopa Community Colleges Cancel Graduation Ceremonies
The Maricopa County Community College District is canceling in-person graduation ceremonies to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The community college district is looking at other options at a later date, when health and safety concerns have waned.
March 26, 2020
Amid A Pandemic, How Are Grandparents Raising Kids Coping?
Nearly 60,000 Arizona children are being raised by their grandparents. But with the coronavirus pandemic and calls for older adults to stay away from public spaces and practice social distancing, how are Arizona's “grandfamilies” coping with what feels like an impossible situation at times?
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March 26, 2020
UA Scientists Manufacturing Coronavirus Test Kits
The coronavirus pandemic has severely strained key medical resources, including testing supplies. Scientists at the University of Arizona are pitching in to help. Scientists at the UA Health Sciences Biorepository have begun making specimen collection kits for coronavirus testing.
March 25, 2020
Kindness Amid Coronavirus: Roberts Story
As news about the coronavirus floods our TV screens and social media feeds, it’s easy to feel weighed down. But while there’s plenty of negativity during times of crisis, some Arizonans are lending a hand to those who need it.
March 25, 2020
How Controlling Velocity Of A Single Vehicle Could Benefit Traffic
Researchers at the University of Arizona are teaming up with colleagues at UC Berkeley, Rutgers, Temple and other institutions to figure out how to improve traffic by reducing congestion — and how that could impact energy usage for all cars.
March 24, 2020
Points Of View: The Toll The Coronavirus Is Taking On Our Mental Health
Anxiety, stress, depression — all of these issues can be exacerbated when there is a public health emergency. So, how can we cope? To delve into that question, The Show set up a remote Points of View roundtable discussion with Jillian McManus and Nika Gueci.
March 24, 2020
How Coronavirus Expanded Our At-Home Streaming Options
Restrictions that have led most of us to spend a lot more time at home have caused our entertainment and worship options to grow as the providers try to stay connected with us via technology.
March 24, 2020
Some AZ Schools Reopening As Child Care Centers
Arizona schools closed due to the coronavirus may soon reopen as day care centers for the children of people with jobs deemed critical during the pandemic.
March 24, 2020
During Quarantine, Some AZ Universities Offer Refunds On Housing
With students leaving campus early amid coronavirus fears, Grand Canyon University and University of Arizona will give students partial refunds on housing costs.
March 23, 2020

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