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Press Release

AEA Calls on Governor to Implement Statewide COVID-19 School Safety Plan

The Arizona Education Association calls upon Governor Ducey to implement a statewide COVID-19 school safety plan to ensure the health and safety of our children and their educators.
Published: August 21, 2020

This plan should include the following for this school year: a mask mandate on campus and buses, requiring district COVID-19 safety protocols and notification plans to employees and students, cancelling high-stakes standardized testing, flexibility on required 180 days of instruction, and additional funding for support and resources school districts need to provide a safe and healthy learning environment for our students.


Keeping the Promise of Quality Public Education

With more than 20,000 members, the Arizona Education Association (AEA) is the labor union for public school employees in Arizona. AEA members are teachers, community college professors, counselors, speech pathologists, bus drivers, secretaries, retired educators and student teachers and they belong to more than 150 local affiliates across Arizona.