Archive — Month: March 2017


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…]

March 27th, 2017

Superintendent Meets With Congress on Education

(Phoenix, Ariz., March 27, 2017) – Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas met with members of Arizona’s congressional delegation, as well as national education leaders in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, at the Council of Chief State School Officers legislative conference last week in Washington, D.C. Superintendent Douglas first met with U.S. [Read more…]

March 24th, 2017

Superintendent Douglas Meets With Secretary DeVos in D.C.

(Phoenix, Ariz., March 24, 2017) – Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas recently returned from the national Council of Chief Superintendents of Schools Organization (CCSSO) annual conference in Washington, D.C. During her trip, she met with fellow state superintendents from around the country, as well as with United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, conferring [Read more…]

March 21st, 2017

Superintendent Welcomes New Director of Legal

(Phoenix, Ariz., March 21, 2017) – Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is pleased to announce that Daniel Schultz has been named the Arizona Department of Education’s (ADE’s) new Director of Legal/Hearings. “I am excited to work with Daniel to ensure that the Department provides the highest levels of data privacy for Arizona’s 1.1 million [Read more…]

March 14th, 2017

Arizona Launches Arizona Broadband for Education Initiative

(Phoenix, Ariz., March 14, 2017) – In order to expand K-12 Internet access, affordability and student digital learning opportunities in schools across the state, most notably in rural areas, Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today applauded the funding of the Arizona Broadband for Education Initiative. The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) voted this morning to [Read more…]

March 8th, 2017

Superintendent Douglas Discusses Need for IT Funding

This video was excerpted from Arizona Horizon’s full-length February 21, 2017, episode. Arizona Horizon — February 21, 2017 Superintendent Douglas discussed the need to fund the agency’s IT department in an interview with Arizona Horizon host Ted Simons on February 21, 2017. Arizona Horizon Description: “Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas will discuss the [Read more…]