The Air Force Association of Arkansas is accepting nominations for Teacher of the Year. The program recognizes teachers for their efforts to encourage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects.
Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell is pleased to announce Cody Decker as the agency's new assistant commissioner of Research and Technology.
KARK presented the Arkansas Department of Education with the Gold Medal Givers 2014 award January 16, 2014, during the KARK 4 Today morning show.
The Arkansas Department of Education recently updated its Data Center website. Besides a new look, the site is easier to navigate.
Due to inclement weather, the State Board of Education dinner/work session scheduled for 5:30 p.m. January 9, 2014, at Copper Grill, 300 E. Third St. #101, Little Rock, is cancelled.
Due to inclement weather, the State Board of Education meeting scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014, is postponed. The reports that were on the agenda for Thursday will be delivered during the February meeting.
Governor Mike Beebe has put the Inclement Weather Policy into effect to allow state employees an extra two hours to navigate potentially icy roads in the Little Rock Metropolitan Area Thursday morning. Essential personnel should report at their regular times when requested.
Teaching continues to remain a high-demand occupation in Arkansas. To help offset that need, three Arkansas school districts are piloting the Arkansas Teacher Cadets program, a teacher preparation program offered through the Arkansas Department of Education.
Four Arkansas school districts were named to the 4th Annual Advanced Placement District Honor Roll.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that seven states will receive over $43.4 million to continue efforts to turn around their persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. Two of the states -- Arkansas and Kentucky – will receive awards to run a new competition for previously unfunded schools.
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