Archive — Month: June 2018

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Today, the state legislature fully repealed anti-LGBTQ legislation regarding HIV/AIDS curriculum, sometimes referred to as the “no promo homo law,” with strong bipartisan support, and the Governor signed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: June 19th, 2018

ADE Coordinated Statewide School Active Shooter Training

Active Shooter Training

School, Law Enforcement and Health Officials Work Together On Thursday, June 14th, the Arizona Department of Education in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center, and the Arizona Department of Health Services coordinated an active shooter training event for Arizona school officials. Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, Diane Douglas [Read more…]

Published: June 15th, 2018

Summer Feeding Programs Kick-off with Pizza Camp

Pizza Camp at Chief Hill Learning Academy

Pizza Camp was the kick-off for this year’s Arizona Summer Feeding Program on Thursday, June 14th from 1-2pm at Chief Hill Learning Academy in Chandler. The Dairy Council of Arizona awarded a total of $20,000 in grants to the Summer Feeding Program to celebrate June’s Dairy Month. The Chandler Unified School District was one of [Read more…]

Published: June 6th, 2018

Arizona Summer Food Services Program Begins

Summer Food Services Program

More than 1,100 Sites Across the State Approved Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, Diane Douglas, noted that the Summer Food Services Program (SFSP) has begun. “Many low-income families depend on the free and reduced meals that are served during the school year,” said Superintendent Douglas. “No child in Arizona should suffer from food insecurity just [Read more…]