Tag: Arizona Board of Education

Arizona education board adopts new standards, support for evolution. See more statewide education news here

| October 24, 2018
Arizona education board adopts new standards, support for evolution. See more statewide education news here

The state Board of Education on Monday rebuffed a bid by schools chief Diane Douglas to adopt standards for public schools crafted by a Christian college for Arizona.

But whether schools may be allowed to use the standards from Hillsdale College remains an open question. Several board members said it might be appropriate to have that as an option for schools that choose not to follow the standards for history, social studies and science that the board did adopt, by a 6-4 vote.

Continue Reading

Comment deadline on revamping Common Core standards extended

| November 2, 2015
Comment deadline on revamping Common Core standards extended

The Arizona Board of Education is giving the public more time to comment on changes it may make to the state’s Common Core standards….The new deadline for comments announced on Thursday is Nov. 20.

Continue Reading

Comment deadline on revamping Common Core standards extended

| October 28, 2015
Comment deadline on revamping Common Core standards extended

The Arizona Board of Education is giving the public more time to comment on changes it may make to the state’s Common Core standards….The new deadline for comments announced on Thursday is Nov. 20.

Continue Reading

Board of Education sets process to revise standards

| April 29, 2015
Board of Education sets process to revise standards

April 28, 2015 • By Christine Thompson • State Board of Education • AZEDNEWS The State Board of Education has established the Arizona Standards Development Committee to oversee the development of Arizona K-12 mathematics and English language arts standards. Last month, Governor Doug Ducey called upon the Board to make any necessary changes to the standards to […]

Continue Reading