Archive — Month: October 2019


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Today, the state legislature fully repealed anti-LGBTQ legislation regarding HIV/AIDS curriculum, sometimes referred to as the “no promo homo law,” with strong bipartisan support, and the Governor signed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 28th, 2019

Get SET for STEM!

The Arizona Department of Education wants to help teachers “Get SET for STEM!” Our Scholarships for Effective Teachers program offers Arizona educators $2,000 per year for up to three years to pursue coursework or programs that will prepare them to add a STEM area (calculus, physics, biology, etc.) or CTE Certificate and bolster their STEM  [Read more…]

Published: October 4th, 2019

Statement on School Safety Program Grant Applications

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman released the following statement on the abundance of School Safety Program grant applications: “One of the greatest wins of the 2019 legislative session was the expansion of Arizona’s School Safety Program, which allocated $20 million of new funding for school counselors, social workers, and school resource officers. After [Read more…]

Published: October 1st, 2019

Bring Girls Who Code to Your School

Less than a quarter of today’s computing jobs are held by women — and that number is declining. In order to close the gender gap in tech, we must empower our current students with the STEM skills they need to thrive in these fields.You can start by bringing a Girls Who Code Club to your [Read more…]