Archive — Month: August 2016


Published: April 11th, 2019

Superintendent Hoffman Celebrates Repeal of Anti-LGBTQ Curriculum Law

Today, the state legislature fully repealed anti-LGBTQ legislation regarding HIV/AIDS curriculum, sometimes referred to as the “no promo homo law,” with strong bipartisan support, and the Governor signed it into law minutes later. This repeal means students will no longer be denied access to medically accurate, science-based information regarding HIV/AIDS. More importantly, after nearly three [Read more…]

Published: August 19th, 2016

Draft English Language Arts and Mathematics Standards Now Available for Public Review and Comment

(Phoenix, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2016) – The Arizona State Board of Education and Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today invited all Arizonans to share their feedback on draft versions of updated Arizona English Language Arts and Mathematics Standards. “I am excited that Arizona is finally moving away from the federally imposed Common Core [Read more…]

Published: August 2nd, 2016

Two Arizona Students to be Selected for Weeklong Trip in Washington, D.C.

Two Arizona Students to be Selected for Weeklong Trip in Washington, D.C. (Phoenix, Ariz., Aug. 2, 2016) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today announced that the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) has initiated its annual statewide selection process. As part of the program, two Arizona high school students will join 102 [Read more…]