Archive — Month: December 2016


Published: 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…]

Published: December 21st, 2016

Arizona Standards Replace Common Core

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 and replacement of Common Core in [Read more…]

Published: December 8th, 2016

Arizona Students Selected for 2017 United States Senate Youth Program

(Phoenix, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today announced that two Arizona students have been selected as delegates to the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP), which will be held March 4-11, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Henry Rosas Ibarra of Glendale and Meena Venkataramanan of Tucson were [Read more…]