Tag: Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas

Two politically-experienced challengers announce run for Arizona schools chief

| April 19, 2017
Two politically-experienced challengers announce run for Arizona schools chief

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas will officially have at least two challengers with political know-how in the 2018 election.

Former Arizona Senate Minority Leader David Schapira, a Democrat, confirmed on Tuesday that he will be running for office in an effort to unseat Douglas.

Former U.S. Rep. Frank Riggs, a Republican, also announced his bid for the seat on Tuesday. He joins Peoria resident Tracy Livingston in challenging Douglas in next year’s GOP primary.

Glendale resident Kathy Hoffman has already announced her plan to run for the Democratic nomination.

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Superintendent Douglas Highlights 2016 Education Accomplishments

| January 4, 2017
Superintendent Douglas Highlights 2016 Education Accomplishments

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas celebrates significant education achievements implemented throughout 2016 under her leadership at the Arizona Department of Education (ADE).

“I am extremely proud of the work my team at the Arizona Department of Education has done to improve our state’s education system,” said Superintendent Douglas. “I consider these accomplishments a victory for all of the students, teachers and parents in Arizona.”

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Superintendent of public instruction visits Page

| October 5, 2016
Superintendent of public instruction visits Page

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas visited Page (Sept. 27) during her We Are Listening tour. The tour is designed as a way to allow the public broader access and input into the policies shaping education. Douglas first started doing the tours last year but didn’t make it to Page until this year.

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Douglas presents plan tomorrow at ‘We Heard You Tour’ stop. Tour coming to Flagstaff Oct. 22

| September 30, 2015
Douglas presents plan tomorrow at ‘We Heard You Tour’ stop. Tour coming to Flagstaff Oct. 22

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas will present an all-inclusive education plan “AZ Kids Can’t Afford to Wait” at the first stop of her “We Heard You Tour” on Thursday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Phoenix Art Museum at 1625 North Central Avenue in Phoenix.

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