Phenoix union started to join students a Phoenix
Phenoix union started to join students and their families
It’s not easy to check the students and their families while the school is close and needs to go beyond academics. More than 30000 students of 20 schools are taken under the phoenix union, which is the largest high school district in the country. It is a difficult task, but it’s a good step towards innovation, said by superintendent chad geston. The name is every student, every day. Teachers and staff have ten calls a day checking on the same student’s every time. Getsons said they would ask a question, which is very simple, like how are they doing? Do they need food? Do they have a job? What are they learning?
The districts have reached 85% of its students. It’s the most significant percentage. Getsons that they don’t want to lose the kids and start school next year. Seven hundred more remote learning programs are needed now to the state board of education. They need to establish communication between the students and parents. They need to be in connect in the form of phone calls, emails, or online learning programs. Gestons said that they would take 180-200 days a year and not stop the connection.
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Farmers to get some relief
COVID-19 has created a lockdown situation in many countries. the farm industry is also suffering from this lockdown. in PHOENIX the farmers are having extra amount of milk and food but as the lockdown continues the farmers are not able to sell there products therefore most of the products are getting waste. Reports from Arizona suggests that farmers have been forced to sump over 100000 gallons of milk daily. The USDA has taken a decision to help farmers and ranchers. With an overall limit of $250000 per person or entity the farmers and ranchers will now be eligible for upto $12500 per commodity. To help the food banks the USDA will buy food from farmers.
Chelsa McGurire said that in comparision to the farmers getting no return of there products they will be able to get some amount on giving there products to a food bank. Keith Murfield, CEO of United Dairymen of Arizona however thinks that this amount will not able to fix the financial troubles the farmers are facing.
Officials remove the sand from skate park after getting criticized for doing so
The officials in Queen Creeks say that they are removing sand from the skate park, which was filled to check skaters from coming to the park. The sand is being removed from Mansel Carter Oasis because of public feedback said, Officials. According to Governor Ducey, issued an executive order, the parks were closed as these do not offer proper social distancing. Amide this order, the town Queen Creek fenced the Skate park. Park staff said that the number of visitors was increasing and they arrived in large groups. This vast crowd forced them to fill the park with sand from the park's volleyball courts. Many other states are also taking such steps to fight coronavirus pandemic by maintaining social distancing.
New way of celebrating birthday, driveaway parade for an 80-year-old woman in Tempe
COVID-19, had changed the ways people celebrated festivals and occasions. One such example comes from Tempe. Louise Bolton is celebrating her 80th birthday this year, and she had many plans for her 80th birthday party, but she had to cancel it, and this decision crushed her as her friend Nancy Spraggins told us. On seeing this, Spraggins decided to make this day very special and memorable for Bolton. Spraggins told us: "I saw someone else do a driveway celebration and I thought, that's got to be it. I got a list of the local invitees from her husband Robert, called everybody, and got them all on board to do a driveway parade." On Saturday morning, many cars came to Bolton's residence, including Tempe police. Spraggins says that the scene of many cars in front of the house decorated with streamers and posters was astonishing for Bolton. This kind of scene made Bolton trickle her eyes with tears of happiness as this was something she had never expected and will remember it always. Such a celebration is both unique and safe in these days of lockdown. Spraggins's efforts are an inspiration or many others. Spraggins said: "We've got to take care of each other. We got to keep each other's spirits up."
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Despite of new rideshare fees sky harbour international airport will continue the services
Rideshare company Lyft announced that despite new rideshare fees from next month, still, phoenix sky harbor international airport will continue the service. The company wants to serve the customers even after this increase. They will be concerned about the parity across ground transportation modes and affordability, particularly during this challenging time. They also said their main focus is safety for all the customer's crew members and workers. On April 2, additional rideshare services to the sky harbor airport done in the Arizona supreme court. Firstly court of Arizona and general officers do not approve the rideshare on February 1. Uber and Lyft were made to pull out of sky harbor and announced the fee increase by the phoenix city council in October 2019. Many of the riders are very poor, and they are not able to afford such high rate flights. The $4 increase will raise the amount passengers pay to get picked up from the airport and add an entirely new drop off fee. Before this was passed, the airport charged $2.66 for pick up for rideshare, and it was free for drop off.
Woman arrested for assaulting an elder in living facility
A woman was accused of assaulting an elder woman in an assisted living facility. Maricopa County Sheriff’s office reported that the woman name was Gloria Biamushinga and she has been arrested. It was also reported that it was a video footage that caught her assaulting the victim. The elderly woman was assaulted somewhere near her eye
When the family members of the elderly woman received the video they shared the video with the MCSO and facility. The facility has decided to suspend Biamushinga from her job.
TO SUPPORT THE HOMELESS PEOPLE, PHOENIX PASSED EIGHTEEN MILLION DOLLAR FUND
City of Phoenix authorities confirm that the most vulnerable or at-risk citizens in the area will be relocated to hotel rooms after a decision to distribute almost eighteen million dollars in federal COVID-19 funds to help the disadvantaged community of the area.
The money distribution was accepted by majority vote, according to a statement issued by Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego's office.
"While these resources will help the state adapt to very real and present risk, Phoenix is aiming at these lengthy-term investments," read a part of the report.
The funds would be used to tackle homelessness, tackle housing affordability, and offer micro-credits or loans to area small companies & non-profits, according to city leaders.
"Of COVID-19's multiple cruelties, maybe none is greater than the reality that it has left us ever more helpless," read a part of the report.
"With figures already strong, non-profits are many," Mayor Gallego said.
Sections in Phoenix struggle with a massive issue in homelessness. In Feb, local news channel published that just feet away from the Arizona State Capitol there is a large homeless camp.
According to John Hook's study the neighborhood is home to around four hundred residents. Nearby residents & property owners have expressed concern regarding the site.
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Mobile coronavirus site for Texas national guards
In this time of the pandemic, gov. Greg Abbott has announced that Texas national guard 1,200 members will be able to operate mobile coronavirus site location will be of first two sites Fredericksburg and Floresville governor announced this on this Monday.
The state of Texas so focusing on expanding the protection as well testing kit across the lone star state said by Abbott.
Twenty-five teams will be sent through the state where the assessment to the texas department of state health services. One hundred fifty persons per day will do the test.
Maj.gen Tracy R. Norris general of Texas announced that it's essential to fight against COVID-19, which is the deadly virus.
In March 2500, guardsmen are already serving in this pandemic COVID-19 activated by the abbot in the Texas military department. It also includes testing. Governor-general has already confirmed that 9000 tests are already done till now.
In gas station, woman shot by gun
In southwest Houston women was shot by gun in a gas station. Incident took place around 6:20 a.m. at Texaco station on beechnut street at cook road confirmed by the police.
While pumping gas in the gas station women saw a man coming up and then she was shot by the gun and the man flee away.
Women started running away from the vehicle about 20 yards and then hit by another car in which a women and her baby was there.
After the post-mortem it is believed that the women already died with the gun shot. Police is searching still searching the man who was armed. He can be harmful too.
The cases is believed to be complicated and police asked if anyone was the crime or know anything about it should come up with full information and contact crime stopper at 7113-222 TIPS.
Suzanne Roberts passes away at 98 leaves behind a legacy
A tragic start to the week happened as Suzanne Roberts who was a iconic Philadelphia philanthropist, television host, actress and advocate passed away. Robert who was the widow of comcast founder Ralph Roberts was known for her public and community service and as a host of the popular television show “ seeking solution with Suzanne”
Roberts who was the daughter of a real estate entrepreneur spend her entire life by giving back to her community by advocacy for at risk children and teens.
Roberts an accomplished actress participated in several plays which were dealing with racism and alcoholism.
In 2000 Robert created a show “seeking solution with Suzanne” which went on to win the Emmy award. The show mainly dealt with informing senior citizen with helpful medical advice.
Roberts who was married to the comcast Ralph Roberts had been served with many award. She had been awarded with honorary doctorates from Drexel and Arcadia Universities, the Eastern Pennsylvania Geriatric Society Lifetime Achievement Award, the Women’s Image Network (WIN) Lifetime Achievement Award. For her life time contributions to the city of Philadelphia she was also awarded with the Philadelphia award in 2014
Roberts who was mother of five children, eight grand-children and two great grand children was described as remarkable woman with energy, spirit, humor and kindness admired by all.
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Dueño de Knicks dona plasma tras superar Covid-19 - ESPN
James Dolan se registró para donar plasma a varios hospitales con sede en Nueva York y ya ha donado sangre a NYU Langone Health y al Centro Médico de la Universidad de Duke.
NUEVA YORK - Después de dar positivo para COVID-19, el propietario de los New York Knicks, James Dolan, se ha recuperado del virus y se ofreció como voluntario para donar plasma sanguíneo para varios ensayos médicos, confirmó un portavoz del equipo a ESPN. El propietario de los Knicks, James Dolan (al centro) dijo en una entrevista con Ian O'Connor de ESPN a fines del año pasado que no podía descartar la venta de los Knicks si aparecía la oferta correcta. Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports La segunda prueba de Dolan, casi tres semanas y media después del resultado positivo de la prueba, fue negativa. Se registró para donar plasma a varios hospitales con sede en Nueva York y ya ha donado sangre a NYU Langone Health y al Centro Médico de la Universidad de Duke. Las pruebas de anticuerpos son ampliamente consideradas como una clave para desarrollar una mejor comprensión del virus y, tal vez, un tratamiento. Las donaciones de Dolan fueron reportadas por primera vez por The New York Post. En una declaración emitida por los Knicks el 28 de marzo, el equipo dijo que Dolan, de 64 años, estaba experimentando pocos o ningún síntoma y se aislaba a sí mismo. Durante su enfermedad, Dolan continuó con sus deberes de presidente ejecutivo desde su hogar. Relacionado Lleva ESPN a todos lados Si quieres recibir la mejor información del mundo deportivo, descarga la App ahora.espn.com/app » Nueva York ha tenido más casos de coronavirus que cualquier estado de Estados Unidos. Hasta el miércoles por la tarde, hubo más de 138,000 casos de COVID y 9,944 muertes confirmadas en Nueva York, según funcionarios del gobierno local. Hay un total de 802,583 casos confirmados en Estados Unidos. La NBA ha estado en pausa desde mediados de marzo, y el Madison Square Garden, hogar de los Knicks, los New York Rangers yutilizado para varios conciertos, ha sido cerrado. Dolan comenzó un fondo de ayuda para garantizar que los empleados de la arena fueran compensados hasta el 3 de mayo. Esta semana, el Garden envió un correo electrónico interno que extendió esa fecha hasta el 31 de mayo. Cuando la NBA detuvo su temporada, los Knicks tenían marca de 21-45.