Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Four Named 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year State Semi-Finalists

09/28/2016

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key recognized the 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year State Semi-Finalists at a ceremony today at the Capitol.

Media Advisory - Facilities and Transportation Meeting

09/26/2016

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will meet at 8 a.m. September 28, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

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

09/22/2016

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. September 28, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

14 Selected as 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional Finalists

09/21/2016

Fourteen teachers from around the state have been named 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional Finalists.

Media Advisory - Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group Meeting

09/21/2016

The Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group will meet 5 p.m. September 26, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

09/02/2016

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

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

08/29/2016

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. August 31, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

Four Arkansas Teachers Chosen as Presidential Teaching Award Winners

08/29/2016

The White House recently announced the 2014 and 2015 winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Media Advisory: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT - Computer Science Task Force

08/25/2016

The task force will announce a new computer science resource for school districts after 1:30 p.m. today. The announcement will be made at the task force meeting.

ADE Announces Opportunities for Stakeholder Engagement Regarding the Arkansas Accountability System

08/25/2016

The Arkansas Department of Education today announced opportunities for stakeholder engagement regarding the Arkansas Accountability System.

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