Newspaper: Arizona is lax in inspecting school buildings
October 25, 2020
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona law requires that the School Facilities Board inspect all district school buildings once every five years for building deficiencies and conduct preventive maintenance inspections at 20 randomly selected districts every 30 months.
According to the Arizona Republic, the state hasn't inspected any school buildings since the COVID-19 pandemic started some seven months ago.
The Republic reports the agency previously inspected just one school for building deficiencies in three years, even though state law requires regular inspections.
After the newspaper reported the age...