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June 1st, 2017

ADE Model Directory Information Release Form

Schools and school districts are required, pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes section 15-142, to release pupil directory information by October 31 each year. The statute also requires ADE to develop a model form to assist districts and charters in complying with this requirement. A link to the form and associated memo is below, in both [Read more…]

June 1st, 2017

Updated Arizona Residency Documentation Guidelines

In response to feedback received from local education agencies (LEAs) around the state, the department has made several adjustments to the residency documentation form required by ARS 15-802(B). The residency guidelines and model forms can be found here.

November 7th, 2012

Directive Regarding ELL OCR Agreement

Under a resolution agreement reached with the US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, the ADE has agreed to certain conditions regarding the identification of English Language Learners. While most of these conditions regard the development of the new version of the Arizona English Language Learner Assessment (AZELLA), there are several actions required of school districts [Read more…]