Tag: arizona education

Meet a Candidate for AZ Superintendent of Public Instruction, David Garcia

| March 23, 2014
Meet a Candidate for AZ Superintendent of Public Instruction, David Garcia

Friday, March 28th, Dr. David Garcia will be at the East Flagstaff Library holding an informal Q & A session about his vision for Arizona’s educational future. This meeting will be free and open to all.

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AZ College and Career Ready Standards Myths VS. Facts

| March 21, 2014
AZ College and Career Ready Standards Myths VS. Facts

A Myth Vs. Fact Sheet on the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards was compiled and discussed at a recent CCC&Y advocacy committee meeting. We have provided that sheet for those interested in reading them and learning more about the subject.

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Common Core update

| March 6, 2014
Common Core update

The Common Core standards, later renamed the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards, has had a lot of press coverage lately of the proposed SB 1310. This would have prohibited the state from using a set of new educational standards accepted by most of the nation, and which Arizona adopted in 2010 without opposition.

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Arizona Students Lag Nationally in Math and Reading

| November 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Arizona Students Lag Nationally in Math and Reading

Nation’s school report card released. Watch the video to see how Arizona students are doing.

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Common-Core Jitters

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
Common-Core Jitters

State education leaders are moving to calm political tempests over the Common Core standards by adopting or reaffirming policies aimed at asserting local control over data, curriculum, and materials.

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