Before leaving office, former Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced a $6.75 million investment allowing more students to eat free lunches.
The executive director of Instituto Power says Tom Horne’s record of enabling child predators should disqualify him from serving another term as Arizona’s state superintendent of public instruction.
Democratic schools superintendent candidate Kathy Hoffman says her priority if elected would be recruiting and retaining more teachers.
Test scores in Arizona rose slightly after Hoffman took office, then dropped slightly in 2020—as did scores in the rest of the nation, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Republican Tom Horne has repeatedly defended a child molester, voted against harsher penalties for statutory rape, and voted to reinstate a teacher who had been looking at pornography in the classroom.
The incumbent superintendent will face off in November against a conservative former superintendent and a write-in Libertarian candidate.
Arizona’s executive office elections have many candidates with experience in education, but how have they influenced the state’s education system?
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