Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Resource Materials

The information on these pages is focused on providing Arkansas teachers with access to a wide variety of resources they may find helpful in preparing lesson plans and in helping students.

Arkansas Department of Education approved Curriculum Framework Documents can be accessed by going to:

Literacy Learning Progressions

A joint project of the ADE and the Arkansas State Personnel Development Grant, this resource can help support the planning and delivery of literacy instruction that is based on and consistent with the Common Core State Standards. Visit:

Refrigerator Curriculum

The Refrigerator Curriculum for grades K-8 contains grade-specific concepts and skills that parents can use to prepare their children and support instruction in the classroom. The grade-level lists are aligned to the Common Core State Standards and Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks. The Refrigerator Curriculum is a sample and does not include everything that will be taught throughout the school year.

Please click on one of the links below to view your child’s grade-level learning expectations:

For more information, please contact:

Arkansas Department of Education
Curriculum and Instruction Unit
Four Capitol Mall, Room 202-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-7442

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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Latest News & Events

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