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Maria Polletta/AZCIR

Maria Polletta/AZCIR

Maria Polletta is an investigative reporter for the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting, focused on covering inequities in education. Prior to joining AZCIR, she covered state government and politics for The Arizona Republic and USA Today Network, leading breaking and enterprise watchdog coverage of the Arizona Governor’s Office, Attorney General’s Office and state Supreme Court.

COVID-19 is surging in Arizona schools, but parents are left in the dark

By: and - August 31, 2021

As COVID-19 infections surge in Arizona schools, sickening thousands of students and staff and forcing thousands more into quarantine, parents — and the public at large — have been left without a comprehensive picture of where Arizona students and educators are contracting the virus.  A patchwork of outbreak and quarantine notifications from school districts has […]