A sharp drop in the number of youngsters in Arizona kindergartens this year due to COVID-19 could have ripple effects for years to come on their education.
The foundation for the modern student regent in Arizona was laid by the last one who could not vote: Patrick McWhorter.
During the 2008 economic crisis, some Arizonans lost their jobs or their homes, or both. With revenues down, the state budget was drastically cut, and education funding took a beating.
Christine Thompson may be most known for the drama that very publicly unfolded when Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas in 2015. But over the past four years she also experienced a different sort of “whirlwind."
The State Board of Education is meeting tomorrow to hire its new executive director, an act that could bring more dissention and lawsuits in the power struggle with Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas.
State Board of Education members vented at a meeting Monday about the absence of Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas and her staff and threatened to expand a planned lawsuit against her.
The employee at the heart of the feud between Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas and the State Board of Education submitted her resignation today.
Arizona schools can file their reports on how they intend to improve their students’ reading skills despite the fight between the education board and state schools chief Diane Douglas – at least for the time being.
State education officials are using the spat with the Board of Education in refusing to set up a web site so schools can submit legally required plans to show how they plan to improve reading skills.
The deputy director of the Arizona Board of Education is leaving for a new job at the University of Arizona as state schools chief Diane Douglas seeks a court's authority to fire her.
The State Board of Education is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas, calling it an attempt by the state schools chief to convince the courts to settle a political dispute.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas took no action today on a 5 p.m. state Board of Education deadline to allow investigators online access to teacher records.