To serve the Arizona Department of Education and Arizona’s education system by providing reliable and valid research, evaluation, and analyses of academic performance of Arizona’s students, public schools, charter holders, and districts. In addition, to provide public reports on education initiatives, policies, and programs.
The Arizona Department of Education Research and Evaluation division conducts research on pertinent issues related to education for the state of Arizona. This involves conducting empirical and qualitative research for various divisions both within and outside of the Agency. In addition, we also support the methodological and computational deliverables for state and federal accountability systems. Our goal is to foster ongoing working relationships within the Arizona Department of Education as well as the community at large. We serve the public education system throughout Arizona by providing reliable and valid empirical and qualitative research, while advancing community understanding of the relevance of research and evaluation.