Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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My Child/My Student

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2016-2017 My Child/My Student Campaign

Education and community organizations, the State Board of Education, and the Arkansas Department of Education proudly launch the My Child/My Student public awareness campaign for the third year. The goal of this campaign is to encourage positive, productive and ongoing communication between parents and teachers.

To encourage conversation, which is essential to a child's academic success, the campaign provides parents with helpful information and tips they can use to discuss their child’s educational progress and goals. Additionally, teachers are provided questions, tips, and resources they can use to talk with a student’s parents or guardians.

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Resources, tips, and links to helpful information for parents and teachers are posted on this page throughout the school year, with new college and career readiness and student safety topics highlighted each month. The 2016-2017 topics list is available and provides questions for parents and teachers to consider when communicating with each other.   

Schools, organizations, and supporters are invited to use, revise, post, and share the 2016-2017 resources below and to follow ADE on Facebook and Twitter, as campaign resources are posted throughout the school year.

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August 2016: Back to School Routines / School Bus Safety

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