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Arizona Spotlight for August 27, 2020

How a Tucson middle school is approaching the new school year; a remembrance of community builder André Newman; and “Trans-Generational Advice”.

K-12 Poetry Contest winners

Students across southern Arizona submitted thought-provoking and heartfelt poems and 13 have been chosen as winners and honorable mentions. Read them here and listen to Arizona Spotlight in September to hear students reading their poems.

UA slowing its plan to return to campus

The administration is waiting longer to bring more students back to classrooms.

Science fair goes completely virtual for 2021

SARSEF plans to put 7,000 displays online.

Education notebook: Invest in Ed back on ballot, UA reopens Monday

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state, Aug. 22.

Invest in Ed initiative headed for November ballot

Following legal battles, the Arizona secretary of state certified the Invest in Ed ballot initiative.

Arizona Supreme Court revives education tax initiative

The Invest in Education Act would tax the wealthy to boost education funding.

Education notebook: Responses to school reopenings vary, on-site learning deadline draws near

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state, Aug. 15.

'Die-in' protests UA reopening plans

Demonstrators want science-based plans and more transparency.

Are schools liable in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak?

UA law professor Tara Sklar explains how vulnerable schools could be to legal challenges.

Vail superintendent on reopening safely during the pandemic

The district says it will adhere to guidelines put out by the state and county.

A look at Vail teacher’s first day of school in virtual environment

Arizona 360 visited a fifth grade classroom at Mesquite Elementary.

Child care centers outside of Tucson eligible for Pima County grants

The $2 million grant program will start accepting applications Friday.

It's still unsafe to reopen schools for in-person learning, Pima County health experts say

The county isn't yet meeting any of its targets for containing the coronavirus.

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