Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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The Arkansas Department of Education Communications Team updates the website daily in an effort to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information to teachers, administrators, parents and the general public. 

The newsletters are published every two weeks and list the updates to the website during that two-week period. Links to the 2015-2017 newsletters are on the right.

For more information, please contact:

Kimberly Friedman, Director of Communications
Arkansas Department of Education
Office of Communications
Four Capitol Mall, Room 404-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-683-4788

State Standards

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