Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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ATOY Recognition

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Sen. Linda Chesterfield (right) congratulates 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Ouida Newton Feb. 9, 2015. The Arkansas Senate recognized Ms. Newton for being named the Teacher of the Year.

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Kevin Briggs, Production Artist
Arkansas Department of Education
Office of Communications
Four Capitol Mall, Room 403-A
Little Rock, AR 72201

Phone: 501-683-5945



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