Tag: Arizona State Board of Education

Action & Outreach Spotlight: Arizona State Board of Education to hold retreat, open to public, Aug. 9, 10 in Flagstaff

| August 6, 2019
Action & Outreach Spotlight: Arizona State Board of Education to hold retreat, open to public, Aug. 9, 10 in Flagstaff

The Arizona State Board of Education will hold a meeting, open to the public, on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM and Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM at Northern Arizona University, S. San Francisco St., University Union Building 30 B/A, Flagstaff.

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Arizona Board Of Education To Review Feedback On School Grading System

| March 29, 2017
Arizona Board Of Education To Review Feedback On School Grading System

The state board of education is reviewing public feedback on their proposed A through F school grading system Monday morning. The meeting comes after a month of public hearings on the program.

Officials on the board said the feedback so far has been pretty consistent.

Among the top comments are: too much reliance on the state’s standardized test and concerns about the impacts of socioeconomic status on school letter grades.

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Arizona State Board of Education seeks public’s input on letter-grade system

| March 1, 2017
Arizona State Board of Education seeks public’s input on letter-grade system

(Public forum to be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 13 at Flagstaff High School Hurley Theatre)

The Arizona State Board of Education is seeking the public’s input on the proposed school letter-grade accountability system.

The board plans to have 17 public forums across the state through the end of March.

The first one will take place Tuesday evening in Wilcox. People are invited to attend and weigh in on the proposed system that’ll give schools a letter grade, from A through F, based on a number of measures.

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Arizona State Board of Education honored Flagstaff High School’s Katherine Pastor

| April 27, 2016
Arizona State Board of Education honored Flagstaff High School’s Katherine Pastor

The Arizona State Board of Education honored Flagstaff High School’s Katherine Pastor, National Counselor of the Year. Congratulations. Also in attendance at this celebration of counselors was Meg Hughart, a counselor at Coconino High School, FUSD Superintendent Dave Dirksen, FHS Principal Tony Cullen and Ms. Pastor’s family.

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Arizona Board of Education to hold standards review at FHS. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| October 28, 2015
Arizona Board of Education to hold standards review at FHS. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

The Arizona State Board of Education’s Standards Development Committee will host a public meeting to discuss the state’s math and English standards.

The meeting will take place at Flagstaff High School on Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 6 to 7 p.m.

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Arizona State Board of Education seeks public comment on Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards

| September 30, 2015
Arizona State Board of Education seeks public comment on Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards

The Arizona State Board of Education recently launched an effort to collect public comment on Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards.

We need your help to make sure the Board receives input from as many people as possible. The Board is looking for feedback from educators, parents, business leaders, community members and voters about what is working and what can be improved.

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Education Board: 5,000 Arizona 4th-graders need remedial reading lessons

| August 26, 2015
Education Board: 5,000 Arizona 4th-graders need remedial reading lessons

By Cathryn Creno • The Republic / azcentral.com More than 5,000 Arizona students — about 3 percent of last year’s third-graders — need remedial reading lessons under the state’s Move on When Reading law. The Arizona State Board of Education voted unanimously on Monday to direct schools to give remedial help to students who scored in the […]

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10 things you didn’t know about Arizona public schools, but should

| July 15, 2015
10 things you didn’t know about Arizona public schools, but should

By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service Arizonans this week are celebrating Dobson High School graduate Julie Johnston being featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a member of the winning USA Women’s World Cup team. In that spirit, AZEdNews is highlighting a year’s worth of some of the most cover-worthy news about […]

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State will call kids who pass AzMERIT test ‘proficient’

| May 20, 2015
State will call kids who pass AzMERIT test ‘proficient’

May 19, 2015 • azcentral Arizona public school students this fall will get new descriptions to determine whether they are mastering academic standards, all centered on the word “proficient.” The highest to lowest ranking is “highly proficient,” then “proficient,” “partially proficient” and “minimally proficient,” based on how well a student understands and applies academic skills. […]

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Expect More Arizona: High Standards to Remain in Arizona Schools

| March 25, 2015
Expect More Arizona: High Standards to Remain in Arizona Schools

March 23, 2015 • Expect More Arizona Last Friday, Governor Ducey announced the names of the five individuals he has appointed to the Arizona State Board of Education. The board members require approval by the state legislature, but can begin to serve immediately. The full board convened for the first time this morning and Governor Ducey attended […]

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