Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Augmented Benchmark and IOWA

As of the 2014-2015 school year, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessments have replaced the Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment, and Accountability Program (ACTAAP) Augmented Benchmark Examinations.

For more information, please contact:

Hope Allen, Director of Student Assessment
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Room 305-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-4558

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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ESEA Flexibility

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