Archive — Month: January 2017

Published: January 25th, 2017

Parent and Community Member Participation in Standards Working Group

Parents and Community Members who wish to participate in standards working groups should submit an online application. This application is for individuals who do not currently work within the K-12 school system or within institutes of higher education. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the development and revision process. The ADE [Read more…]

Published: January 24th, 2017


Public Comment Documents (Fall 2016) Introduction 2016 Math Public Comment Glossary 2016 Math Public Comment Overall 2016 Math Public Comment SMP Standard Specific 2016 Public Comment SMP General 2016 Math Public Comment SMP Technical Review comments

Published: January 24th, 2017

English Language Arts

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There will be a two year implementation timeline with 2017-2018 as a transitional implementation year and 2018-2019 with full implementation.  AzMERIT will be aligned to the new standards starting in 2018-2019. Crosswalk documents will be available by February 2017 to assist with transitional implementation.   Public Comment Documents (Fall 2016) Introduction 2016 English Language Arts [Read more…]

Published: January 24th, 2017

Science Standards Revision Updates

On January 23, the Science Standards Revision Working Group convened to begin the process of revising Arizona’s Science Standards. A total of 28 Arizona educators braved inclement weather and were able to attend and participate, representing 2 institutes of higher education, 22 districts/schools, and 3 charter schools. Participants represented 7 Arizona counties: Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, [Read more…]