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WebLive classes are the next best thing to being there in person

More than 100 YC classes offered in video-conferencing format this fall The coronavirus stole what students and faculty agree is the best part of in-person classes: human interaction. Technology has given the education arena a way to bring that face-to-face interaction back, albeit virtually. At Yavapai College, that technology is called WebLive – a live

Education

Ducey, Hoffman pledge flexibility, but say school doors will open Aug. 17

Arizona schools must open their doors to at least some of their students on Aug. 17, state officials said Thursday, but districts will have the flexibility to offer alternative schooling to students who want to stay home. The announcement by Gov. Doug Ducey and State Schools Superintendent Kathy Hoffman follows weeks of uncertainty for school

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COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey extends eviction moratorium until Oct. 31

Gov. Doug Ducey extended the state’s eviction moratorium and announced an additional $5 million for renters and measures to prevent foreclosure as the state continues to grapple with unemployment and housing problems caused by COVID-19. “Today’s plan protects families and individuals impacted by COVID-19 while empowering them to keep making rent payments,” Ducey told a

Education

Hoffman ‘not optimistic’ schools will be ready for Aug. 17 in-person reopening

Arizona Schools Superintendent Kathy Hoffman said Wednesday that the already delayed Aug. 17 start of in-person classes may have to be pushed back again in light of continuing concerns about COVID-19 safety. Hoffman, during a conference call to criticize a White House push for reopening schools, said she and Gov. Doug Ducey are re-evaluating that

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