The Arizona Department of Education is a state-level department responsible for overseeing public education, kindergarten through secondary school. It is run by the elected Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction. The department’s mission is to ensure that all children receive a high-quality education. It also promotes the improvement of education systems throughout the state.
The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) is responsible for ensuring that all students receive a free appropriate public education. This includes complying with IDEA regulations and state statutes. Each public education agency must establish its eligibility for funding with the Arizona Department of Education. A public education agency may request funding for materials in one or more formats.
The ACT is Arizona’s statewide high school achievement test. This test is administered in two test windows each spring. Schools and districts are encouraged to administer the ACT during the first test window, while charters are encouraged to administer the test during the second test window. If a school is unable to administer the ACT during the first test window, it will not receive an additional ACT test window. The test window selection will be made on the next platform, PearsonAccess, in Fall 2022.
If the complainant disagrees with the SEA’s decision, he or she may appeal to the U.S. Department of Education. ADE staff will investigate the complaint, and if the complaint is justified, will issue a letter of finding. The letter of finding should be issued within 120 days. It will detail what occurred and how …Arizona Department of Education Read More