Education Updates from the Governor’s Office

| October 14, 2015

On Thursday, Governor Ducey announced the realignment of the Arizona Governor’s Office of Education (formerly known as the Office of Education and Innovation under Governor Brewer) and new website. The Office is charged with:

  • Providing staff support to the Classrooms First Initiative Council
  • Administering the Arizona Public Schools Achievement District
  • Establishing a statewide public engagement plan to promote Arizona’s high quality schools and best practices
  • Assisting in efforts to gather statewide public input on new academic standards
  • Soliciting grants to support key education initiatives
  • Coordinating the Council on the Education for Military Children
We wanted to draw particular note to this being the place that will house public input for the Classrooms First Initiative Council. You are able to submit comments, as well as upload any documents to the site here.
We encourage you to provide your feedback on the preliminary framework that was released on September 22nd.
The next Classrooms First Initiative Council meeting will take place:
Thursday, October 29th – Tucson
                   Tucson Unified School District
                   Duffy Family Community Center
                   5145 E. Fifth Street
                   Tucson, AZ 85711
Working Group Meetings 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
             Full Council Meeting 2:30 pm
             *All meetings are open to the public.*

Arizona School Boards Association
2100 N. Central Ave Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85004


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