Douglas Does It Again: Sunday’s Comic

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is up to her old tricks…. using taxpayer money to travel around the state shoring up any support she might still have…

From her press release:

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas will kick off her third annual We Are Listening Tour next week with three Town Hall meetings in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The first meeting is from 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 15, 2017 at Phoenix Union High School District Office, Governing Board Room (4502 N. Central Ave, Phoenix AZ 85012).

Additional meetings will be from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Deer Valley Unified School District Office in the Governing Board Room (20402 N. 15th Ave, Phoenix AZ 85027) and from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the Verna McClain Wellness Center (1030 E. Baseline Rd, Phoenix AZ 85042).

The We Are Listening Tour is designed to solicit and collect input from Arizona citizens about K-12 education policy.

Don’t believe it….

5 Comments on "Douglas Does It Again: Sunday’s Comic"

  1. I can’t wait to not vote/ unvote this empty skirt.

    I hope she sees this, not one person I know that voted for her before will do the same again next time

  2. Diane is doing a stellar job. Forget Frank Riggs. He’ll rig anything.

  3. Listen to a Mom | May 15, 2017 at 10:47 am |

    How does one know Superintendent Douglas listens? Just last week, she sent an email to parents about comments they made for the Common Core review which ended in 2016. The Math and English standards–the rebrand of basically the same standards were accepted in mid Dec 2016. If Douglas is that behind in “listening,” then it seems premature for her to go back out for 2017 comments from the public.

    The AZ Common Core rebrand is a disappointment and those in elected leadership (Douglas and Ducey) aren’t being upfront about what happened. Douglas didn’t even vote with the majority of those on the standards committee to discuss the standards before adoption. She wasn’t listening to what the majority wanted. Then the following week helped overturn the committee’s decision to wait and discuss the standards. Douglas helped the State Board of Ed steamroll the committee that worked on the standards review for 18 months. That’s not doing a “stellar job” in my opinion. Those of us who worked hard to get Diane elected the first time believed she was listening to us. Fool me once…

    I also don’t know anyone who voted for Douglas who will do so again. The people I know are voting for Frank Riggs. Look at his record of service. He has a lot of experience to offer to the office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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