The date, time and location have changed for the April Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Meeting.
Today, Commissioner Johnny Key reached an agreement with Dr. Dexter Suggs that resulted in Dr. Suggs’ immediate resignation as superintendent of the Little Rock School District. Mr. Marvin Burton will serve as interim superintendent.
Currently employed teachers and those interested in obtaining a teaching license will have the opportunity to network and learn more about educational opportunities at ADE’s upcoming career fair.
The 2015 Educator Career Fair will be held on April 18.
Fitness icon Jake Steinfeld, chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils, has declared war on childhood obesity. To help combat this disease, he’s bringing the foundation’s multi-million dollar physical fitness campaign to Arkansas and has engaged Governor Asa Hutchinson to partner in this effort.
The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet April 15.
The State Board of Education passed a resolution today supporting April as the Month of the Military Child. April was nationally designated as the Month of the Military Child to honor children whose families serve in the military.
The Arkansas Department of Education is proud to partner with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies and the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Reception Rooms to launch the Arkansas Declaration of Learning initiative. Arkansas is the first state to participate in this national program.
The State Board of Education as well as an SBE Committee will meet April 9 and 10.
Former Sen. Johnny Key has been named the next commissioner of the Arkansas Department of Education.
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