Arkansas' eighth-grade reading scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress showed a significant increase in 2013.
A total of nine public schools in Arkansas were named Exemplary schools today under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act program.
A total of 137 public schools showed sufficient improvement on test scores to meet annual targets and are designated as Achieving schools under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act program.
The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce recently adopted a resolution supporting the Common Core State Standards.
Arkansans who are interested in becoming an Arkansas teacher can learn more about the process at the Arkansas Department of Education's Becoming an Arkansas Teacher event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 2 at the Holiday Inn-Airport, 3201 Bankhead Drive, Little Rock.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), a multistate consortium working together to create next generation assessments, today released a request for proposals (RFP) for the development of its Assessment Professional Development Modules.
Dr. Kim Wilbanks, Superintendent of Jonesboro School District, was presented with the 2014 Arkansas Superintendent of the Year Award.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), a consortium of states working together to create next generation assessments, today released a request for proposals (RFP) for the development of its Speaking and Listening Assessments.
During its quarterly meeting yesterday, the Governing Board of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) made several key decisions to support the long-term sustainability and success of the consortium.
The number of students taking Advanced Placement tests, as well as the state's overallscores, increased in 2013.
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