Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

Gov. Hutchinson, ADE Announce Results of Second Annual All-Region Coding Competition

02/27/2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education today announce the 17 winning teams from the All-Region Coding Competition that took place Feb. 12, 2018, at 13 regional contests around the state.

Media Advisory - Special SBE Meeting

02/22/2018

The State Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 12 p.m. February 23, 2018, in the Commissioner's Conference Room at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities Meeting UPDATE

02/08/2018

UPDATE: The Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities will meet at 9:30 a.m. February 27, 2018. in the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators building, 219 S. Victory, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

02/07/2018

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 9:30 a.m. February 15, 2018, at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Auditorium, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118.

ADE Launches Teach Arkansas Campaign

02/02/2018

From nurturing a student’s interest in the arts and sciences to encouraging all students to achieve their best, great teachers change the lives of their students. To encourage more Arkansans to consider teaching as a profession, the Arkansas Department of Education launched the Teach Arkansas campaign today. The campaign focuses on recruiting teachers into the teaching profession, supporting existing teachers and encouraging those who have left the profession to return.

Media Advisory - State Board of Education Meetings

01/31/2018

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. February 8, 2018, and 9 a.m. February 9, 2018 in the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Auditorium, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118.

Media Advisory - 2018 Impacting Tomorrow Summit

01/31/2018

The 2018 Impacting Tomorrow Summit will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, February 2, 2018, at the University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, AR 72035. Approximately 450 high school students who are interested in becoming teachers will attend the event.

Media Advisory - Family and Community Engagement Stakeholder Meeting

01/31/2018

Family and community engagement stakeholders will meet at 10 a.m. February 7, 2018, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave., Pine Bluff, AR 71601.

Media Advisory - Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities Meeting

01/30/2018

The Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities will meet at 9:30 a.m. February 20, 2018. in the Arkansas Department of Heritage building, 1100 North Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Steering Committee Meeting

01/24/2018

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will hold a work session at 8:30 a.m. January 31, 2018, in the Big Mac Auditorium, Room 4A-400, One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201. The committee will provide feedback regarding recommendations for the Public School Rating System on the Annual Report Cards (A-F). Some State Board of Education members may attend.

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