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Public schools throughout Arizona began classes today. Most remain online but some districts have gone ahead with in-person instruction. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.Today is the first day of classes for school districts throughout the state.


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A federal appeals court has sided with Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey in a long-running dispute over whether a 2016 ballot measure he pushed that increased withdrawals from the state land trust to fund education violated federal law.

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Arizona schools are set to return Aug. 17, but districts are wrestling with exactly how to do that as the state has become a national hotspot for coronavirus cases. Last week the Flagstaff Unified School District Governing Board voted to go entirely online until at least Oct. 9 to protect the safety of students, staff and vulnerable community members. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius spoke with Superintendent Michael Penca about how officials are preparing for the uncertainty of the coming school year.


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Gov. Doug Ducey says schools will re-open in the fall following closures due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Coconino High School in Flagstaff has been named an International Baccalaureate Organization. The designation allows the school to offer rigorous college preparatory classes beginning next school year.

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