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Arizona governor wants schools open despite virus surge

Jan. 04, 2022 20:49 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday took what he called “preemptive action” to keep public school students in classrooms despite rising coronavirus hospitalizations as the more contagious omicron variant spreads. The Republican governor on Tuesday announced a...

Schools lawsuit: Ohio pupil voucher system unconstitutional

Jan. 04, 2022 12:44 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's 25-year-old school voucher plan is creating an unconstitutional system of separately funded private education and leading to resegregation of some districts as nonminority students mostly take advantage of the program, according to a lawsuit challenging the system. ...

Arizona's anti-mask school voucher plan faces tough start

Nov. 26, 2021 10:11 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s disputed effort to tap $10 million in coronavirus relief funds for a private school voucher program for parents who oppose public school coronavirus policies has funded fewer than 100 vouchers despite receiving more than 2,000 applications. ...

Arizona won't stop using COVID money for anti-mask grants

Nov. 04, 2021 20:47 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is defying a demand that he stop using federal coronavirus relief money to fund an education grant program that can only go to schools without mask mandates. The Republican governor also is continuing a program that gives private...