Stand Arizona celebrates passage of education bills - Ahwatukee Foothills News: School Notes

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Stand Arizona celebrates passage of education bills

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Related Stories

Posted: Friday, June 1, 2012 3:45 pm

Stand for Children Arizona, a local non-partisan, nonprofit organization that advocates for accessible quality education for all children, has announced the passage of two critical education bills during the 2012 Legislative Session. The Teacher and Principal Effectiveness Bill and Charter Quality Bill both received strong support before obtaining Gov. Jan Brewer’s signature.

HB 2823, the Teacher and Principal Effectiveness Bill will improve every student’s chance to have a highly effective teacher and to provide teachers with high quality instructional leaders. It will support educators through more targeted professional development tied to evaluations that reflect their students’ learning and will recognize the individual needs of educators in individual schools.

SB 1424, the Charter Quality Bill, focuses on increasing the quality of charter schools by ensuring all charter authorizers consider performance in granting, renewing or revoking charters. The law does not mandate a specific performance standard, but adds to transparency around what parents can expect from a school regardless of authorizer. Parents often take their kids out of one school because they need a better fit or educational option for their child. Ensuring performance is a consistent focus across authorizers and improves opportunities for parents to find a good charter school that meets their student’s needs.

More about

More about

More about

  • Discuss

Calendar

Submit Calendar Event

Facebook

ahwatukee.com on Facebook

Twitter

ahwatukee.com on Twitter

RSS

Subscribe to ahwatukee.com via RSS

RSS Feeds

Spacer4px

Creature Feature — Arabian Oryx

Did you know the Phoenix Zoo helped save the Arabian Oryx from extinction? Operation Oryx star...

2016 World Championship Hoop Dance Contest

By Coleton Berry, Special to GetOut On Feb. 13-14, at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, dancers from v...

2016 Arizona state wrestling parade of champions

2016 Arizona state wrestling parade of champions

Online poll

Loading…
prev next