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Tell Your Representative to Support the Whole Child!

Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced federal resolution H.Res.658 (PDF), which supports a whole child approach to education. It’s a crucial step in getting federal lawmakers to develop policies and make decisions that promote students’ long-term learning, development, and success. Now, we need you to tell your congressperson about the resolution and why it’s […]

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2014 Summer Conference

We had an outstanding summer conference with Keynote speaker Dr. Barbara Blackburn, Lunchtime keynote presenters Dr. John Walkup and Ben Jones. The breakout session presenters were outstanding! Enjoy the photos! If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the RSS feed to have future articles delivered to your feed reader.

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Arizona Aims Higher

With your help, the Senate defeated SB1395 and SB1396 on a vote of 12-17-1 (see the vote detail for SB1395 and SB1396)! These bills were potentially very damaging to the higher standards that Arizona adopted in 2010. Thank you for telling the legislature that all Arizona students deserve higher academic standards that prepare them for […]

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Can Standardized Tests Inform Instruction?

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New Membership Form 2014

“The premier professional association for educators”

AZ ASCD is the Arizona Affiliate of ASCD International. AZ ASCD is a professional organization that brings together classroom and pre-service teachers, staff developers, site and central office administrators, higher education faculty, school board members, parents, business and community members who want to work together to provide expert and innovation solutions for addressing the opportunities and challenges facing learners in Arizona.

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