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Tucson YMCA, Boys and Girls Club offering child care for essential workers

A director at the YMCA said they're hoping to address the need created by school closures.

Advice to parents: Listen, be flexible and cut yourselves a break

A school psychology professor offers suggestions to parents during school closures related to the new coronavirus.

UArizona Researchers Create Toolkit for Talking to Kids About Coronavirus

Stress experts have compiled resources for parents, teachers and administrators for talking to kids during the global pandemic.

Arizona extends school closure through April 10

The schools superintendent said leaders are also working to waive requirements for statewide tests.

TUSD sending meals for school-aged kids to drop-off points

The extension of the school lunch program sends buses along routes to deliver breakfast and lunch.

3 Ways to Turn Your Classroom Remote in a Hurry

Here are three ways to get started teaching your classes remotely

Arizona coronavirus news briefs, March 16

AP coverage of COVID-19 impacting the state: Arizona schools closed, cases up to 18, primary election, and more.

Arizona closing schools due to COVID-19 concerns

The governor and the superintendent of public instruction announced schools will be closed through at least March 27.

Arizona House joins Senate in approving school voucher bill

The proposal allows students on Native American reservations to attend schools in neighboring states if they're within 2 miles of the Arizona border.

UA delays return to classes, moves them online due to coronavirus

The university has delayed the start of classes following spring break, and online instruction will be in effect next week.

Science fair cancels some events amid coronavirus fears

Friday night events for the SARSEF fair were canceled. Saturday awards will be streamed.

Diversity and desegregation in TUSD

After decades of legal battles and diversification efforts, the Tucson Unified School District wants to be released from court supervision.

Initiative filed to block Arizona school voucher expansions

The voter initiative would cap growth on the state's school voucher program and put in place several other limits.

Here comes the boom: Arizona girls high school wrestling participation nearly doubles

While boys wrestling numbers are dropping, girls' participation has grown rapidly in two seasons.

Groups kicking off signature effort for wealth tax to fund Arizona schools

The Invest in Education Act is backed by Arizona's largest teachers union and other groups.

Federal budget proposes cuts to scholarships for Indigenous students

Trump administration has again proposed cutting scholarship funds within the Bureau of Indian Education.

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