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At Phoenix Apartments, we understand the importance of education in today's society. Parents want nothing more than to place their children in schools where they know their children will be in good hands. Especially when moving to a new area, parents want to make sure that there are appropriate schools nearby. Researching specific needs and wants for their children's education is the first step that any moving parent should take. A simple phone call to the school's district will answer most of your questions, but not all. Some cases may require a visit to a counselor who is more than willing to help a parent find the right education and school for their kids. The internet is also a very useful source for information regarding ANYTHING related to your child's education. Here is a link to the Arizona Department of Education website.

Arizona Department of Education

Department of Education Strategic Goals

Goal One: Provide leadership by initiating and advancing improvements to public education.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne began his term with an entirely new top executive team for the Department of Education. These positions have been filled with experienced educators and emphasize one of our principal themes: the new Department of Education will provide educational leadership, including drawing on talented teachers, principals, and administrators to help all of our schools achieve academic excellence. This type of leadership must continue to raise the bar and improve academic performance in Arizona's public schools.

Goal Two: Offer support to public schools and providers for exemplary performance.
Superintendent Tom Horne has committed the Department of Education to be primarily a service organization, helping school districts, charter schools, and contracted educational providers achieve more academic success. To do this, the department will establish a broad range of supports for schools and educators in their efforts to build strong foundations for our students.

The department will provide training, school improvement assistance, evaluation, dissemination of information, and funding that will assist schools with targeted issues. The department also serves as the primary source of current, reliable and accurate information on the latest innovations in public education. This includes information on scientifically based programs and the design and implementation of prevention and intervention strategies.

Goal Three: Ensure maximum academic and financial accountability in public education.
A system of real school accountability is important to improving our educational system. However, it must be fair with expectations clear and understandable. With the passage of Arizona LEARNS and the federal requirements of No Child Left Behind, the department is taking steps to develop an accountability system that will provide students and their families with the information they need.

The department is committed to ensuring: 1) academic accountability -- all students have the skills and knowledge they need to succeed; 2) financial accountability -- getting the most from every dollar spent on public education; and 3) educator accountability - high quality teachers and administrators along with student safety.

Goal Four: Deliver high quality customer service.
There has been a shift toward emphasizing the importance of customer service in the Department of Education since Superintendent Tom Horne took office. Along with this service orientation, the department is committed to improving employee morale and productivity, along with creating a spirit of teamwork. Improving service and productivity will require attention, commitment and innovation with a focus on results. It is the intent of the Department of Education to be a model of good, effective government and be known for its responsiveness and high quality of services.

To support school improvement efforts within our state, the Department of Education is referencing existing resources and technical assistance within the parameters of these four standards.

Standard One. School and District Leadership
The district and school leadership focuses on improved student achievement...

Standard Two. Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development
Rigorous curriculum and instruction provide all students the opportunity to meet or exceed Arizona Academic Standards...

Standard Three. Classroom and School Assessments
The school uses multiple standards-based assessments, strategies and data to measure and monitor student performance and to revise curriculum and instruction as needed...

Standard Four. School Culture, Climate, and Communication
The school functions as an effective learning community, supports a climate conducive to student achievement, and possesses an effective two-way communication system...

Source from Phoenix Public Schools

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