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ASBA: Update Friday 3/27: COVID19-Related Legislation

Friday, March 27, 2020 Day 75 Legislative Update This morning, Governor Ducey signed the budget bills and HB 2910 (public school closures; coronavirus disease). HB 2910 was an emergency measure, so it went into effect immediately upon the signature of the Governor. Read ASBA's summary of the budget here.  View a spreadsheet of the FY21 budget [...]

Expect More AZ: Governor signs emergency education bill

Legislative Update March 23-27 Around the state, Arizona’s incredible and dedicated education professionals at every level are in various stages of determining ways to not only provide for the basic needs of many students, but also how to ensure learning and instruction continue in meaningful ways. The Governor today signed House Bill 2910, an emergency [...]

AASBO: Informational Contact Broadcast (3/27/2020) ASBO International

The new federal stimulus bill that is expected to be approved today will have federal funding for a number of education programs including funding directed to child nutrition including school meals. Here is a link to some information provided by ASBO International[Remember our own David Lewis is their Executive Director] https://chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2020/03/26/what-the-coronavirus-stimulus-bill-will-mean-for-schools/ . 2100 N. Central Avenue, Suite [...]

AASBO: Informational Contact Broadcast (3/21/2020) March 25th ASBA/AASBO Webinar

  This Wednesday, March 25, 2020 starting at 10:00 AM ASBA and AASBO will be holding a Webinar to provide information about HB 2902 the recently passed " FY 2021 K-12 Baseline Budget" and HB 2910 approved Legislation dealing with school closures related to the coronavirus disease. Your can register for this important webinar at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5117441981692437005 .

School Closure Legislation COVID 19 Passed Thursday March 19

Summary of HB2910/SB1693 as amended and as passed legislature. ========== SB 1693 public school closures; coronavirus disease (Fann) HB 2910 public school closures; coronavirus disease (Bowers) If the statewide school closure of schools is lifted before March 29th all of the following apply: • Specifies that public schools must continue paying all employees, including hourly [...]