As of October 2nd, 10 LEAs had current waivers for providing on-site support services. A complete list of the LEAs with accepted waivers is on the COVID page under On-site Services Waiver Request.
With the support of county superintendents, the Arizona Department of Education is tracking the reopening plans of LEAs across the state. The project is led by Yavapai County Superintendent Tim Carter and ADE Project Manager Sophia Mayberry. The LEA reopening tracker, which is on the homepage of our COVID-19 webpage, will be updated once a week. Please note that there may be missing information from the LEAs.
New Guidance & Webinars:
No new guidance or webinars were issued this week.
This week, Superintendent Hoffman and healthcare leaders urged municipalities not to relax current mask mandates as schools across Arizona return to in-person learning. The Superintendent spoke to FOX 10 about this earlier in the week.
This week, Superintendent Hoffman urged schools to provide greater transparency and prioritize clear and consistent communication regarding COVID-19 cases on campus. She highlighted the resources available in the Roadmap to Reopening school in an interview with ABC 15.