Archive — Month: December 2016


May 12th, 2011

Top School District and Charter System Ranking – Click Here to view top-ranked individual schools.   *Charter system “A” grades were awarded to school districts and charter systems that earned at least 140 of a possible 200 points using the Arizona Department of Education’s A-F School Accountability Letter Grade System. Points for charter systems operating [Read more…]

December 27th, 2016

Superintendent Douglas Highlights 2016 Education Accomplishments

(Phoenix, Ariz., Dec. 27, 2016) – Today Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas celebrates significant education achievements implemented throughout 2016 under her leadership at the Arizona Department of Education (ADE). “I am extremely proud of the work my team at the Arizona Department of Education has done to improve our state’s education system,” said [Read more…]

December 21st, 2016

State Board Votes to Replace Common Core Standards

(Phoenix, Ariz., Dec. 19, 2016) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today supported the State Board of Education’s (SBE’s) decision to replace the Common Core Standards by formally adopting the second draft of the 2016 Arizona English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Standards. “These new standards represent the final step in the repeal [Read more…]