Archive — Month: January 2020


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Today, the state legislature fully repealed anti-LGBTQ legislation regarding HIV/AIDS curriculum, sometimes referred to as the “no promo homo law,” with strong bipartisan support, and the Governor signed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: January 28th, 2020

Arizona Department of Education Statement Regarding Data Breach

The Arizona Department of Education today released the following statement regarding the data breach containing ESA account information: In the course of fulfilling a public records request to three individuals, the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) inadvertently disclosed some personally identifiable information belonging to Empowerment Scholarship Account holders. ADE redacted the document subject to the [Read more…]

Published: January 22nd, 2020

Superintendent Hoffman Announces Finalists for 2020 U.S. Senate Youth Program

(Phoenix, Ariz., January 21, 2020) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced today the Arizona finalists for the 2019-2020 U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP).  Victor Fernando Anaya of Douglas and Ashton Leigh Redd of Casa Grande will represent the state during the program’s Washington Week in March. They were selected among the state’s top student leaders to [Read more…]

Published: January 17th, 2020

Superintendent Hoffman’s Statement on the FY2021 Proposed Executive Budget

PHOENIX – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman released the following statement on Governor Doug Ducey’s FY 2021 Proposed Budget: “Throughout my travels around the state, I’ve heard and seen firsthand the passionate support that Arizonans have for continued and increased investment in our public education system. In reviewing Governor Ducey’s proposed budget, I’m hopeful [Read more…]