“I think one of the simplest features—that’s nice for teachers with Study Island—is simply the fact that students have access to all the standards,” said Mr. Krause. “It really allows a teacher to be able to assign tasks and create assignments unique to a students’ readiness.”
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So, what’s the best solution when district and school budgets are tight? Try applying for a grant! We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of grant programs that all Arizona educators should be aware of, including state-specific programs and as national awards offered by corporations, professional societies, and nonprofit organizations—all organized by category and application due date.*
With the release of AzMERIT scores just a few weeks ago, many Arizona educators are anticipating their school’s or district's A-F accountability rating. In elementary and middle schools, 80% of the A–F rating is based on the AzMERIT, and in high schools, it's 50%. But, ratings are not just based on how many students pass; student growth plays a major role in ratings as well.
With the 2018-2019 school year nearly underway, planning is top of mind for district and school administrators. To support you in the planning process, we've assembled a curated list of our best resources aligned to goals outlined by the Arizona ESSA plan.