Ellevation’s co-founder and in-house policy wonk Teddy Rice recently hosted a webinar in which he shared key insights and implications of ESSA on ELL programs. Here are some of the top questions asked by educations from across the country during the event: Do you have any recommendations for what should be included in professional development plans for [...]
As of today, ESSA plans have been approved in 41 states, along with Puerto Rico and DC, and it’s clear that ELL programs will need to adapt to some significant changes in order to comply with their state’s plan. Teddy Rice, Ellevation’s co-founder and in-house policy wonk, has studied each state’s plan and spoken with [...]
In Case You Missed It: Teacher Pay Webinar & The Definition of Teacher ASBA, AASBO, and ASA held a joint webinar yesterday to discuss the recently passed teacher pay increase provisions and how districts might allocate that money. If you missed it, you canview a recording here. The powerpoint slides arealso available here. The webinar [...]
The urgent need for reinvestments in our public schools dominated the legislative session. The voices of parents, teachers, and students across the state pushed Governor Ducey and the legislature to alter their budget plans to make a large down payment to public education. The Red for Ed demonstrations on school campuses, city streets, and [...]
When the legislative session concludes each year, Children’s Action Alliance brings you our annual report card, Who’s for Kids and Who’s Just Kidding?, a look at how your representatives and senators in the state legislature cast their ballots on priority bills during the legislative session. Check out what got defeated, what got passed and which [...]
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The Arizona Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (AzALAS) is providing scholarships to graduating high school seniors. The twenty (20) scholarships are $1000 each and available to students who will be attending a higher institution of post-secondary education during the 2018-2019 school year. Applicants must meet the following criteria: 1. Be a graduating high school/charter school senior. 2. One parent must be of Hispanic heritage. 3. Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 The Arizona Hispanic School Administrators Association Scholarship Committee directs all decisions regarding scholarship awards. Applicants are evaluated on quantitative and qualitative criteria, including academic achievement, extracurricular activities and student essays. Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the Committee and are contingent upon high school graduation, as well as, acceptance to a higher institution of post-secondary education. NOTE: Incomplete application packages will not be accepted. The scholarship enrollment will be announced in early 2019.
Jesus Rubalcava received the “Alejandro Perez and McCarthy Scholarship”.
Dagoberto Lopez received the “Ben Barcon Scholarship”.
Diane McDonald, Sunnyside Unified School District, received the “Leaders of Tomorrow Award”.