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ADE To Receive $5M Grant To Upgrade Statewide Data System

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Superintendent John Huppenthal announced that the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) was awarded a $5 million federal grant to advance the development of Arizona’s statewide longitudinal data system. This funding will help the state and its school districts improve students’ academic achievement by enhancing Arizona’s ability to make data driven education decisions. Specifically, this grant… Read More →

Time Magazine Shines Spotlight On Arizona’s Technical Education Programs

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“Learning that Works,” an article featured in the May 14 issue of Time Magazine, honors Arizona’s exemplary career and technical education programs, specifically the East Valley Institute of Technology and Monument Valley High School’s Agribusiness Pathways. These programs are two extraordinary examples of Arizona’s statewide commitment to career and technical education. State Superintendent of Public Instruction… Read More →

Arizona Students’ Science Scores Improve Faster Than The Nation’s

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The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) announced that Arizona’s 2011 eighth grade National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Science scores improved three points from its 2009 science scores. NAEP is considered the gold standard in reliable and valid assessments. While the nation’s science scores as a whole improved, Arizona’s science scores improved at a faster… Read More →