LAS VEGAS – Arizona won a tough battle against Stanford, edging out the Cardinals in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament. Not all the news was good, however, as starting point guard Kerr Kriisa went down with an ankle injury.
‘It’s turned into this craziness’: Substitutes in high demand as teacher shortage has districts scrambling
AVONDALE – Candie Halberg began subbing during her retirement because she missed the kids, and wanted to be in the classroom a few days a week. But she soon was back to working full-time, due to a dire statewide shortage in substitute teachers. During the pandemic, fears of getting sick coupled with a massive teacher shortage have made an already difficult job even harder to fill.
AVONDALE — Los distritos escolares luchan diariamente para llenar las vacantes de maestros. La escasez de docentes existía antes de la pandemia, con salarios bajos que provocaron que muchos dejaran sus trabajos y se cambiaran a otras profesiones. Sin embargo, la pandemia de COVID-19 agravó drásticamente la escasez. Y se pone más demanda en sustitutos.
PHOENIX – LGBTQ advocates and transgender youth in Arizona continue to push back against 13 bills that been introduced in the Legislature this session. These bills, whether they are passed or not, can negatively affect transgender youth and their mental health.
PHOENIX – Major League Baseball announced the cancellation of the first two series of the regular season following stalled negotiations between the owners and MLB’s Players Association.
Los proveedores de sangre piden donantes ante la crisis sanguínea nacional provocada por la pandemia
PHOENIX – En medio de lo que la Cruz Roja Estadounidense llama la peor escasez de sangre en más de una década, los proveedores de sangre están haciendo llamados urgentes para que los voluntarios se presenten a donar.
PHOENIX – Before Kyler Murray won the Heisman and was drafted No. 1 in 2019, he showed potential on the diamond. Former coaches, teammates and a scout knew he was special.
PHOENIX – Amid what the American Red Cross is calling the worst blood shortage in more than a decade, blood providers are urgently calling for donors. Vitalant, an Arizona nonprofit that collects blood, says thousands of blood drives have been canceled over the past 18 months.
PHOENIX – Arizona public school districts could face budget cuts of 16% if the Legislature doesn’t override the aggregate expenditure limit, a spending cap that voters approved in 1980.
SCOTTSDALE – Después de que el Phoenix Open 2021 se jugó con restricciones y un aforo limitado, la versión 2022 en el TPC Scottsdale ha vuelto a la normalidad. Los jugadores y aficionados están emocionados por una de las mejores semanas del golf.
PHOENIX – Arizona will affect this year’s Super Bowl gambling landscape, sports betting analysts believe, and it could be significant next year when the big game comes to Glendale.