Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Two Arkansas Teachers Receive National Honor

07/13/2018

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation recently selected two Arkansas teachers as 2016 state recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Gov. Hutchinson, Commissioner Key Recognize 4 Schools for Computer Science Enrollment

07/09/2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key recently announced four winners of the 2017-2018 #ARKidsCanCode Enrollment Contest. The winners were announced at the 2018 Computer Science Educators Conference at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia.

Media Advisory - State Board Meeting

07/06/2018

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. July 12, 2018, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Meeting

07/06/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m. July 26, 2018, at the Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205

Arkansas' ACT Aspire Results Show Growth; ACT Results for Grade 11 Hold Steady

07/05/2018

Arkansas students demonstrated growth in multiple areas on the 2018 ACT Aspire. The 2018 preliminary results reflect the third statewide administration of the assessment in grades 3 through 10.

School Safety Commission Presents Preliminary Report to Governor Hutchinson

07/03/2018

Better access to mental-health counseling for students must be a priority as Arkansas leaders look for ways to tighten security at public schools, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said today as he accepted a preliminary report from the Arkansas School Safety Commission.

Arkansas Teachers, Librarians to Receive Recognition for Participation in Arkansas Declaration of Learning Program

06/29/2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education are pleased to recognize 26 Arkansas teachers and seven mentors for their participation in the third year of the Arkansas Declaration of Learning program.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Meeting

06/22/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m. June 28, 2018, at the Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.

Media Advisory - Gov. Asa Hutchinson to Participate in Arkansas Declaration of Learning Recognition Celebration

06/21/2018

Teachers and school librarians from across the state who have participated in year three of the Arkansas Declaration of Learning (ADOL) program will attend a celebration held in their honor at the Choctaw Building on the Clinton Presidential Center campus on June 29, 2018, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Media calls should be directed to Kimberly Friedman, ADE director of communications, at 501-683-4788.

Media Advisory - Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities Meeting

06/21/2018

The Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities will meet at 9:30 a.m. June 26, 2018, at the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators, 219 S. Victory, Little Rock, AR 72201.

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