Arizona Republic: How should Arizona erase pandemic learning losses? Probably not how you’d think

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Education in Arizona was far from perfect before the pandemic…. But the picture wasn’t all doom and gloom. Data compiled by Stanford University show that while many states were stagnant or regressing academically pre-pandemic, Arizona was growing, and in some counties and schools, by nation-leading leaps. There were gains all over Arizona through 2018, in rural and inner-city schools, among poor students and students of color.

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Chamber Business News: Bill would provide new transportation options

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A bill to provide transportation for students to attend public schools outside of their assigned campus cleared its first hurdle at the Arizona Senate. The Senate Education Committee approved the bill, Senate Bill 1683, which would establish a $10 million fund to provide grants to public schools and municipalities to provide safe and reliable transportation for open enrollment and charter school students. Parents also could receive monthly stipends for driving and mass transit costs.

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