Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

Arkansas State Offices to Reopen at Noon on Tuesday

03/03/2014

With low temperatures forecast to be in the teens overnight and roads expected to remain icy, Governor Mike Beebe has ordered State offices in the Little Rock Metropolitan Area to re-open at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4, under the Inclement Weather Policy.

Math and Science Teacher Training Available This Summer

02/24/2014

The National Math and Science Initiative Teacher Training (formerly known as Laying the Foundation) will be available at three Arkansas locations this summer.

School Health Spring Symposium Scheduled for April 16

02/24/2014

The School-Based Health Alliance of Arkansas will host the School Health Spring Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 16 at the UALR Cooperative Extension Service in Little Rock.

Jonesboro Teacher Receives 2013 Milken Educator Award

02/20/2014

When Erin Hodges went to work this morning, she had no idea she would go home with a $25,000 check and the honor of being named one of the best teachers in the state.

Bid Request for AR School Health Profiles Administrator/Coordinator

02/19/2014

The ADE Office of School Health Services is seeking bid requests for an Arkansas School Health Profiles Administrator/Coordinator.

Governor Supports Digital Learning

02/14/2014

Governor Mike Beebe has proposed a $10 million matching-grant program to help districts improve Internet connectivity.

Six School Districts Receive Act 56 Awards

02/13/2014

Congratulations to six school districts, which received Act 56 Awards from the Arkansas Advisory Council for the Education of Gifted and Talented Children!

AP Results Reflect Continued Growth in Arkansas

02/11/2014

Arkansas students continue to make improvements on Advanced Placement exams.

Chrissy Hallwachs Named 2013 Arkansas History Teacher of the Year

02/10/2014

Congratulations to Chrissy Hallwachs, a teacher at Cooper Elementary School in the Bentonville School District! Hallwachs was recently named the 2013 Arkansas History Teacher of the Year.

New Dyslexia Professional Development Available

02/10/2014

A new dyslexia professional awareness program is now available on ArkansasIDEAS.

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