Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Media Advisory - Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee Meeting

01/19/2017

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee Meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. January 25, 2017. The meeting will be held in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall in Little Rock.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

01/12/2017

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. January 18, 2017 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall in Little Rock.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

01/10/2017

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. January 12, 2017 and 9 a.m. January 13, 2017 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

201 Schools Qualify for $6.7 Million in Recognition Program Funds

12/16/2016

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that a total of $6,797,700 will be awarded to 201 schools that qualify for funds through the Arkansas School Recognition Program.

Haley Named to Charter Authorizing Panel

12/13/2016

Lisa Haley, the Arkansas Department of Education Special Education division manager, has been named to the Charter Authorizing Panel.

Gov. Hutchinson, Arkansas Department of Education Announce Availability of 3 Documentaries that Highlight the Role of Women in Computer Programming

12/09/2016

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that Arkansas teachers will have access to three documentaries that feature the ground-breaking role that women had in the development of computer programming.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meetings

12/06/2016

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. December 13, 2016; 8:30 a.m. December 14, 2016; and 8:30 a.m. December 15, 2016 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall in Little Rock.

Participation in Arkansas Teacher Cadets Program Increases Significantly

12/05/2016

The number of high school students, schools and universities participating in the Arkansas Teacher Cadets Program has increased significantly this school year, as education partners work to strengthen the teacher pipeline.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

12/05/2016

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. December 8, 2016 and 9 a.m. December 9, 2016 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

Media Advisory - Stakeholder Group Meeting

11/29/2016

The Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group Meeting will meet at 5 p.m. December 5, 2016, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall in Little Rock.

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