Archive — Month: April 2019


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Today, the state legislature fully repealed anti-LGBTQ legislation regarding HIV/AIDS curriculum, sometimes referred to as the “no promo homo law,” with strong bipartisan support, and the Governor signed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: April 26th, 2019

Updated Residency and Enrollment Guidelines

To provide clarity and guidance to school districts, the Arizona Department of Education has updated its residency and enrollment guidelines.  An Arizona driver’s license is one type of documentation that may be used to prove Arizona residency, but parents are not required to produce one to enroll their children. Other acceptable forms of documentation include, [Read more…]

Published: April 5th, 2019

ADE and SBE Lead Stakeholder Group to Release Menu of Assessment Guidance

On behalf of the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) and the Arizona State Board of Education (SBE), Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman and President of the State Board of Education Lucas J. Narducci sent a letter to district superintendents and charter leaders regarding the future of statewide assessments. The letter was in response [Read more…]