TUCSON, Ariz. — The coronavirus pandemic may have far-reaching consequences when it comes to educating our children as many parents express concern about sending their children back to public, private, or charter schools, and begin to look into homeschooling options.
To this end KGUN 9 hosted a live streaming event to answer your questions on the pros and cons, requirements, and other aspects of homeschooling with a panel of speakers who have experience and expert knowledge on homeschooling.
- John Pedicone, Former TUSD and Flowing Wells Superintendent
- Dustin Williams, Pima County Superintendent
- And, our moderator Valerie Cavazos, KGUN 9 News Anchor
Valerie Cavazos is an Emmy-nominated investigative reporter, Tucson native and University of Arizona grad with more than 20 years of television news experience. Previously, Valerie also launched a multimedia company, which focused on education and cultural issues. She put her passion and creative experience to work producing innovative ½ hour magazine-style television shows, such as Hispanic Heritage, Livin' Latin with Valerie Cavazos, and 21st Century Success | In the Classroom and Workforce.
KGUN TEAM COVERAGE ON EDUCATION DURING CORONAVIRUS
- Department of Education releases guidance for reopening Arizona schools
- Reopen Roadmap: Sunnyside district begins 30-day game-plan
- Districts and charters brace for soaring costs, decreased funding in 2020-2021 school year
- Reopening Schools: First look inside a school with partitions
- As some families consider homeschooling, officials encourage going in with a plan
- Study finds more parents choosing to homeschool children