Archive — Month: October 2017

Published: April 11th, 2019

Superintendent Hoffman Celebrates Repeal of Anti-LGBTQ Curriculum Law

Today, the state legislature fully repealed anti-LGBTQ legislation regarding HIV/AIDS curriculum, sometimes referred to as the “no promo homo law,” with strong bipartisan support, and the Governor signed it into law minutes later. This repeal means students will no longer be denied access to medically accurate, science-based information regarding HIV/AIDS. More importantly, after nearly three [Read more…]

Published: October 31st, 2017

UPDATE: Helping Texas Schools Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas has remained in contact with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) in an effort to learn how Arizonans can help support the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. “It is my hope and firm belief that if Arizona suffered a disaster of this magnitude that our [Read more…]

Published: October 17th, 2017

Migrant Education Program Changes Lives in Coolidge, Arizona

migrant farm workers near Coolidge

The following article was originally published in the Fall 2017 issue of Pinal Ways Magazine. All photographs are courtesy of the Coolidge Unified School District. Migrant Education Program plants seeds of hope for next generation By DARREN BARAKAT, Pinal Ways Magazine Sep 28, 2017 Seth Holmes, an American doctor and anthropologist, spent more than a [Read more…]

Published: October 13th, 2017

ADE Correcting Title I Funds Allocation Process

Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today announced that local education agencies (LEAs) will be notified of their Title I allocations next week due to efforts taken by the Arizona Department of Education (ADE). The State Auditor General and the United States Department of Education (ED) identified several audit findings with respect to Title I [Read more…]