Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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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.

Media Advisory - Press Conference Aug. 25

08/24/2016

The Arkansas Department of Education will hold a press conference to announce opportunities for stakeholder engagement regarding the Arkansas Accountability System.

Media Advisory - Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group Meeting

08/24/2016

The Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group will meet at 5 p.m. August 29, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

Media Advisory - Computer Science Task Force Meeting

08/23/2016

The Computer Science Task Force will meet at 10 a.m. August 25, 2016, at the Venture Center, 107 E. Markham St., Little Rock.

12 Public Schools Named Schools of Innovation

08/18/2016

Twelve Arkansas public schools have been designated as Schools of Innovation for the 2016-17 school year.

Take Your Legislator to School Month Set for September

08/16/2016

In an effort to support and strengthen relationships with local school districts, members of the Arkansas General Assembly will participate in the Take Your Legislator to School Month in September.

Gov. Hutchinson, ADE Announce Computer Science Enrollment Contest

08/11/2016

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education are pleased to announce the #ARKidsCanCode Computer Science Enrollment Contest for the 2016-2017 school year.

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