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Weekly Podcast: Helping girls around the world, recess bill advances, special-ed website back up

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  • David Marino Jr./AZEdNews

Rosie Melendez, 16, Works On A Chair As Part Of The Chairs For Change Project At Coconino High School. Photo Courtesy Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun

AZEdNews’ David Marino Jr. reviews this week’s top news stories.

Learn more about how a group of students at Coconino High School and Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy students and local artists are raising funds to put girls around the world in classroom chairs by building or refurbishing chairs that will be put up for auction.

Hear how Arizona elementary students are a step closer to having more unstructured recess time each day.

Find out more about how the federal government’s website on the law for students with disabilities is now up and working. The website was down for more than a week after the confirmation of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.