Arizona official urges Ducey to order school 'quarantine'
January 3, 2021
PHOENIX (AP) — Citing the state's surge of COVID-19 cases, Arizona's top education official on Saturday called for Gov. Doug Ducey to order that public schools use only distance learning for the next two weeks unless they have waivers from health officials.
"Given the severity of our state's situation and the virus's trajectory after the holiday period," schools need a "two-week quarantine period" for education leaders and local officials to use local health data "to decide the appropriate instruction model for their communities," Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said in...