ANNOUNCEMENTS

Published: November 26th, 2018

Parents Are Key Partners in Supporting Reading Success

Schools cannot do this work alone, parents are key partners in supporting their child’s reading success. Both teachers and parents should work together to ensure that students are strengthening their reading skills and are meeting milestones each year, so they are ready to advance to the next grade. There are multiple ways to support your [Read more…]

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Published: 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…]

Posted in Funding, General, Uncategorized |
Published: 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…]

Posted in Dyslexia |
Published: 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…]

Posted in Dyslexia |
Published: 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)

Posted in Dyslexia |