The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed into law in December of 2015, is the successor to No Child Left Behind (NCLB), making it the newest installment of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. This new law restores the authority in education [Read More. ]
The Arizona Department of Education is pleased to announce the release of a public certification portal, which will allow members of the public to verify the certificate information of Arizona educators. OACIS, the Online Arizona Certification and Information System, [Read More. ]
In November 2014, the Arizona State Board of Education adopted a new statewide achievement test, AzMERIT, for Arizona students. In order to help communicate the purpose of the new test and several important aspects of the upcoming implementation process, the Arizona [Read More. ]
ADEConnect helps school districts and charter schools gain access to Arizona Department of Education (ADE) systems such as Student Accountability Information System (SAIS), longitudinal dashboards, state district reporting systems and others. [click here.]
The Department has resources available to school districts across the state to help them develop emergency response plans and threat assessment protocols. We also have a School Safety Resource webpage available for schools, parents and the [click here.]
(Phoenix, Ariz. Oct. 6, 2016) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is pleased to announce that the public comment period for the revision of Arizona’s current Science and [Read More. ]
Per A.R.S. §38-431.02, all notices of the public meetings for the Arizona Department of Education can be accessed by clicking the link below. Notices will also be posted outside the State Board of Education Meeting Room on the first floor at 1535 West Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85007, which is open to the public between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays. Such notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda. Click here for meeting information. Click here for meeting information.