Communication memo


Published: February 1st, 2018

Computer Science Standards Revision – January 31 Update

Computer Science Standards Revision – January 31 Update

Computer Science Working Group convenes for first working group meeting in the development of Computer Science Standards. The Working Group included representation from K-12 and Higher Education.

Download the January 31, 2018 agenda
Download the January 31, 2018 presentation

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Published: January 26th, 2018

MSP Mini Grant Applications now open!



The Arizona Department of Education is pleased to announce the release of the SY2018 Arizona Mathematics and Science Partnerships (MSP) Mini Grant Application. All applicant LEAs must attend one grant-writing webinar. The LEA’s project lead and fiscal officer are both encouraged to attend, as are additional partners (evaluators, higher education, etc.) Applications are due March 7, 2018.

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Published: January 16th, 2018

List of Approved Assessments Updates



The Navajo Nation Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Assessment was added to the list of approved assessments at the October 23rd State Board Meeting. For more information including a testing schedule please see the following attachments.

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Published: December 4th, 2017

The Science and Social Studies Standards Drafts are under Internal Review

The Science and Social Studies Standards Drafts are under internal review.

The Science and Social Studies Standards Drafts will not be made public at the December 4, 2017 State Board of Education meeting as previously anticipated. The drafts are currently being vetted and under agency review. Read the official communication from ADE.

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