Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Media Advisory - Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Teleconference Meeting

12/07/2017

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will meet via teleconference at 8 a.m. December 12, 2017. The call will originate from the ADE Commissioner's Conference Room, Third Floor, Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Coding Academy Scholarships Expand to Include Adults, Gov. Hutchinson, ARCodeKids Announce. Also: Enrollment in Computer Science Classes Up 12 Percent

12/06/2017

ARCodeKids is creating a program to include 12 adults who each will receive a $6,000 scholarship to attend the 12-week Arkansas Coding Academy, Governor Asa Hutchinson and ARCodeKids representatives announced at the capitol today.

16 Arkansas Teachers to Receive Sponsorships to Attend National Computer Science Conference

12/05/2017

The Arkansas Department of Education Office of Computer Science is pleased to announce $1,000 sponsorships to offset the cost for 16 Arkansas teachers to attend the 2018 Computer Science Teachers Association Annual Conference in Omaha, Nebraska.

Arkansas Division of Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Specifications Governing School Bus Design Meeting

12/04/2017

The Arkansas Division of Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will meet regarding specifications governing school bus design at 10 a.m. December 5, 2017. The meeting will be held in the Big Mac Building, One Capitol Mall, Suite 4C-400, Little Rock.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson Allocates $500,000 for K-8 Computer Science Stipend, Training Program

12/04/2017

Governor Asa Hutchinson kicked off Computer Science Education Week by announcing the allocation of $500,000 for the K-8 Computer Science Lead Teacher Stipend and Training Program.

Media Advisory - Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities Meeting

11/17/2017

The Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities will meet at 9:30 a.m. November 28, 2017, at the Arkansas Department of Heritage, 1100 N. St., Little Rock, AR 72201.

Arkansas' ESSA Plan Receives High Ratings from Fordham Institute

11/14/2017

In a national policy review, Arkansas’ Every Student Succeeds Act plan has been recognized as one of only seven in the nation to receive a strong rating in three major categories for its new accountability system. This recognition comes from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

11/07/2017

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. November 15, 2017, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Boardroom, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118.

Media Advisory - State Board of Education Meeting

11/06/2017

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. November 9, 2017, in the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Boardroom, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118.

State Assumes Authority of Earle School District

11/06/2017

Because of significant findings that jeopardize the fiscal integrity of the district, the state assumed authority of the Earle School District effective today.

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