A conference call involving State Board members Mireya Reith and Susan Chambers is set for 9 a.m., Feb. 2. Members will discuss the National Association of State Boards of Education's request for proposals of s Deeper Learning stipend.
The Commission for Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation today selected Brad Montgomery as the new director of the Arkansas Division of Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation.
The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that Conway, Ark. has been selected to host the Hewlett Packard Enterprise CodeWars computer programming competition for high school students. Conway is the fifth U.S. site to host the competition this year, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 5 on the Hewlett Packard campus in Conway.
Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key is pleased to appoint Stacy Smith as the interim assistant commissioner of Learning Services. Smith, who will assume her new role Feb. 1, replaces Dr. Debbie Jones, who has been named the deputy superintendent at the Bentonville School District.
The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will meet at 10:30 a.m. on January 28, 2016.
The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. on January 20.
The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Mike Hernandez, superintendent of the Hot Springs School District, has been named to the Universal Service Administrative Company Board of Directors. The 19-member board oversees the E-Rate program, which is a federal program that assists school districts with affordable communications connectivity such as the Internet.
The Arkansas Department of Education released a revised draft of the Arkansas K-12 Math Standards and is asking educators and the public to provide feedback on the math standards.
The Arkansas Department of Education was recently awarded a $150,000 grant from the Blue & You Foundation to provide physical education instructors additional professional development opportunities and classroom resources.
The State Board of Education will meet January 14 and January 15 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.
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