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Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Historic Arizona Landmark Dedication Ceremony Dedication Ceremony Culmination of Two-Year Effort to Recognize ASDB’s Important Place in Arizona History CLICK HERE FOR OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE Phoenix, AZ, October 17, 2016 –Today, Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (ASDB) Superintendent Annette Reichman…(Read More)

Joey Parra, 2016 Braille Challenge Sophomore Division second place winner, poses for a portrait at the Braille Institute’s 2016 Braille Challenge National Finals in Los Angeles on June 18, 2016. (Photograph courtesy of Grace Parra)

ASDB Superintendent Annette Reichman congratulates ASDB student Joey Parra on his second place finish in the national competition Phoenix, Ariz., August 2, 2016—Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (ASDB) Superintendent Annette Reichman congratulates student Joey Parra on his second place victory at the Braille Institute’s 2016 Braille Challenge® National Finals…(Read More)

Picture of students and teacher standing on a stairwell holding their Battle of the Books awards

ASDB’s Phoenix Day School for the Deaf Students Crowned National Champions in Battle of the Books Contest! View Official Press Release Phoenix, AZ, April 21, 2016 – Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (ASDB) Interim Superintendent Marv Lamer proudly announced today that ASDB’s Phoenix Day School for the Deaf (PDSD) triumphed…(Read More)

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2016 Braille Challenge

  Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Office of Interim Superintendent Marv Lamer Press Release – 2016 Arizona Regional Braille Challenge Phoenix, AZ, February 23, 2016 – Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (ASDB) Interim Superintendent Marv Lamer announced today that students from across the state who are blind…(Read More)

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WSBCC 2016 Press Release

Arizona School for the Deaf to Host 40th Annual Western States Basketball Classic  Phoenix, AZ, January 25, 2016 – Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (ASDB) Interim Superintendent Marv Lamer announced, today, that ASDB’s Arizona School for the Deaf (ASD) in Tucson will be hosting students who are deaf and hard of…(Read More)

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ASDB Students Excel on MAP

Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Students’ show significant academic growth on semiannual measures of academic progress (MAP)  Click Here to view the official release The number of students meeting or exceeding their individual academic growth targets on the MAP increased significantly from fall 2014 to fall 2015 across all three of…(Read More)

2015 Battle of the Books winners pose while holding their awards.

All three of ASDB’S Phoenix Day School for the Deaf teams win national awards in “Battle of the Books Competition” Never before in the history of the competition have all three divisional teams from a school placed in the top three at nationals Phoenix, AZ, April 8, 2015 – Today, Arizona State Schools for the…(Read More)

SUPERINTENDENT ANNOUNCES ARIZONA REGIONAL BRAILLE CHALLENGE Phoenix, AZ, March 6, 2015 – Today, Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind (ASDB) Interim Superintendent Marv Lamer announced that blind and visually impaired students from across the state will be participating in the annual Arizona Regional Braille Challenge on ASDB’s Tucson campus on Monday, March 9…(Read More)