Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Stories That Matter

From highlighting Arkansas’ statewide reading campaign to showcasing the state’s computer science initiative, the Arkansas Department of Education is proud to share informational and inspirational stories that feature education in Arkansas. Together, we are leading the nation in student-focused education!
Help ADE tell your story by sharing positive story ideas about education in Arkansas! Use the following Google link to let ADE know what is going on at your school or community: Stay tuned as new stories are posted on this page, and don’t forget to follow ADE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
Community Service Learning in ArkansasOn Our Way To Leading The Nation In Student-Focused Education in 2018          

#RISEArkansas Resources for FamiliesHigher Standards Be Confident With Who Is Driving Your Child To School


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Meghan Ables, Public Information Manager

Arkansas Department of Education
Office of Communications
Four Capitol Mall, Room 404-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-683-4786


State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

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Licensure & Certification

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.

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