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PHOENIX – Arizona has one of the highest rates of COVID-19 in young people in the nation – driven in part, experts say, by a large population of children of color, who are more likely to have underlying health conditions that make them susceptible to the disease.

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FORT HUACHUCA — In an increasingly digital-reliant age, reading paper books has become more and more of a rare phenomenon amongst our youth, especially when digital titles and social-media apps provide instantaneous multi-media entertainment with just a tap or swipe.

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BISBEE — “We have to do what we can to keep these kids in school, and sports does that.”

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BISBEE — According to reports by the school principals at the Bisbee Unified School District meeting Tuesday, the first day of the hybrid schedule classes went well with just one main problem — the lack of the required home health screening forms for each student.

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SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Unified School District Governing Board unanimously voted to start in-person instruction beginning Sept. 14 during Tuesday night’s special meeting.

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BISBEE — In order to stay abreast with the ever changing COVID–19 landscape, county School Superintendent Jacqui Clay has been holding weekly meetings with administrative heads in the rural school districts.

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BISBEE — Though it will not be an in-person event, Bisbee and Naco, Ariz., students will be able to get help with school supplies this year thanks to the continued efforts of the nonprofit Cochise Connections.

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BISBEE — With all students, even those who came to Bisbee’s three schools, participating in online lessons, the first day of the new school year began without much in the way of mishaps.

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TOMBSTONE — When students of Tombstone Unified School District start classes Monday, some will be heading to the district’s three campuses for in-person learning.

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Citing improved health metrics and a pattern of rural school openings, the Willcox School Board approved by a unanimous 5-0 vote Thursday to open in-person schooling throughout the district on Monday, August 17.

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SIERRA VISTA — With board approval, Sierra Vista Unified School District administrators are moving forward for a virtual start to the 2020-2021 academic school year.

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BISBEE — The Bisbee Unified School District board members made it official Tuesday night as they approved a resolution establishing the manner in which the three schools will be opened next week and mitigation plans as the school year progresses.

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COUNTY — County schools are shifting their return plans back to distance learning after speaking with the local health department, with less than a week until the first day.

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BENSON — The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and Arizona Department of Education (ADE) have partnered in an effort to provide schools across the state guidance for the safe reopening of schools for in-person learning, with the health of students, teachers and staff as a top priority.

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BOWIE — Wendy Conger, superintendent of Bowie Unified School District, and her staff welcomed their students back to campus Monday morning for the first time since March.

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COUNTY — Haven’t started back to school shopping yet? It’s probably for the best. County schools are shifting their return plans back to distance learning after speaking with the local health department.

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SIERRA VISTA — As promised, the Arizona Department of Health Services and Department of Education released the metrics county health departments and local districts should use in determining if schools should reopen in less than two weeks on Thursday afternoon.

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BISBEE — Though it took nearly four hours, members of the Bisbee Unified School District board agreed to recommend all students attend class via online courses for the first six weeks of school, which begins Aug. 18, with a caveat.

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POMERENE — Every morning, sisters Camryn and Paige Fulcher are up by 7, eat breakfast, do a few chores and are logged in for Zoom classes by 7:45.

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SIERRA VISTA — Sierra Vista Unified School District Assistant Superintendent Terri Romo announced at Tuesday’s board meeting the district is receiving personal protective equipment from the county health department to help make the start of school safer for students and staff.