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July 28th, 2017

Move On When Reading: 2017-2018 Resources and Information

Welcome back to the start of a brand new school year! We hope that you all had a wonderful summer! As you begin to tackle your long to-do list for the beginning of the school year, we wanted to provide some important information and guidance related to MOWR. While this email is lengthy, it should [Read more…]

May 15th, 2017

Important MOWR Updates

The 3rd grade AzMERIT reports were released this week to district testing coordinators. The MOWR results can be found in column Z of the data spreadsheet. If a student’s score on the reading portion of the AzMERIT demonstrates that the student’s reading level falls below the MOWR cut score, the student should be retained and [Read more…]

April 26th, 2017

New Dyslexia Handbook Available to Support Families and Teachers

(Phoenix, Ariz., April 24, 2017) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today unveiled The Dyslexia Handbook, a new resource available for families and teachers to help identify and support students with Dyslexia. The development of this handbook was the result of recent legislation sponsored by State Representative Jill Norgaard (R) LD-18 in House [Read more…]

April 26th, 2017

Education Community Letter From Diane M. Douglas

  Office of Diane M. Douglas Superintendent of Public Instruction April 24, 2017 Dear Education Community, I am pleased to share a new resource available for families and teachers to help identify and support students with dyslexia. As a result of legislation sponsored by State Representative Jill Norgaard (R) LD-18, the Arizona Department of Education [Read more…]

April 4th, 2017

Legislative Updates

In March 2017, Governor Doug Ducey signed SB 1131 which revises Arizona’s Move on When Reading statutes. The full text outlining changes to the legislation can be accessed at here.

April 4th, 2017

3rd Data Submission Window Open

3rd data submission window open. Log on to the MOWR application on ADEConnect and input data by June 1st. 2017. No late submissions will be accepted on the portal. Email Move on When Reading with questions or assistance.

February 10th, 2017

House Committee to vote on Dyslexia Handbook Bill

Published on Feb 8, 2017 The Arizona House Education Committee works toward passing House Bill 2202, sponsored by Representative Jill Norgaard, Legislative District 18, which would create a handbook geared towards helping students with dyslexia succeed in school.  (Video by Joe Constantin/Cronkite News)