Kathy Hoffman

Polls

Republican Kari Lake now holds a 2.5% lead over Democrat Katie Hobbs – Data Orbital

Data Orbital is pleased to announce the results of its latest statewide, mixed-mode survey of likely General Election Voters. The survey was conducted from October 17th to 19th. With two weeks until election day, Republican Kari Lake now holds a 46.7% to 44.2% (2.5%) lead over Democrat Katie Hobbs. 6.0% remain undecided. Pollster George Khalaf

State

White House plan would help schools skirt Ducey ban on mask mandates

Gov. Doug Ducey’s threat to withhold funding from schools that impose mask mandates took a severe hit Thursday, when the White House said local school districts can apply directly to the federal government “to restore funding withheld by state leaders.” The new policy was announced by President Joe Biden as part of a six-point plan that will

Education

Superintendent Hoffman Announces $21 Million for School Counselors and Social Workers

Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced $21.3 million dollars to supplement the School Safety Grant Program. As passed by the legislature and implemented by the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) the School Safety Grant program brought more than 260 social and emotional support professionals to our schools – seeking to reduce our state’s astronomical

Education

Superintendent Hoffman Delivers 2021 State of Special Education Address

Today, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman delivered her second “State of Special Education” address to the House Education Committee. Superintendent Hoffman’s address focused on the effects the pandemic has had on Arizona students, particularly students within special education. For many special education students, schools offer more than academics – providing essential wraparound services