Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Stay Informed Archive

The following archive is designed to help all stakeholders, including students, parents, educators and community members, stay informed about the development of the Arkansas Accountability System under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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Press Releases

Stay Informed Messages  

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Community Listening Forums Feedback 

Melbourne Community Feedback and Notes 
Innovation Summit Feedback (PDF)
Forrest City Community Feedback and Notes
Monticello Community Feedback and Notes 
Pine Bluff Community Feedback and Notes 
Jonesboro Community Feedback and Notes 
Arkadelphia Community Feedback and Notes 
Conway Area Community Feedback and Notes 
Springdale Community Feedback and Notes 
Summary of Feedback from all Community Listening Forums (XLXS)
Graphic Summary of Major Themes from the Community Listening Forums (XLXS)
Research and graphic done by Office of Education Policy. 

Ambassador Led Listening Forum Feedback

UALR School of Education Feedback and Notes
Arkansas Education Association (AEA) Feedback
Research and graphic done by Office of Education Policy.
Northeast Arkansas Feedback

Survey Results

Additional Stakeholder Feedback

Vision for Excellence in Education & Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee 

Meeting Agendas and Presentations



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