arizona department of education Archives

Debate over Prop. 123 rages on as election nears

Prop 123

A special election in which Arizona voters will decide whether to approve $3.5 billion to fund education over the next 10 years has drawn scrutiny over the plan to take money out of the state land trust. Gov. Doug Ducey is using his political capital to back Proposition 123, working with other supporters to convince… Read More →

Hiller Elected President of Arizona Citizens for the Arts

Joel Hiller
by in Business News | Nonprofit

Joel Hiller, President of the Yavapai Indian Cultural Center, has been elected president of the Arizona Citizens for the Arts Board of Directors. Hiller will be joined on the executive committee by Vice President: Robert Knight, Tucson Museum of Art; Secretary: Phillip C. Jones, community volunteer and former executive director of the Phoenix Office of… Read More →

AZ Submits Elementary And Secondary Education Act Flexibility Waiver

john-huppenthal
by in Education

The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) recently announced that they have submitted an application for flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). If the application is approved by the U.S. Department of Education, Arizona’s schools will be better able to allocate limited resources and meet the unique needs of the state’s diverse student… Read More →

What Parents Should Look For In A School District

School District
by in Columnist Spotlight | Education

School districts Valleywide are often being faced with losing students to nearby districts. When this happens, a district must do what it can to keep their current students, bring in new students and bring back students that may have moved on. To do so, it’s necessary for a school district to highlight what makes them… Read More →