The State Board of Education today approved the Arkansas Mathematics Standards for grades kindergarten through 12. With the approval, ADE will develop high school courses for State Board approval in May. Schools may begin implementing the new standards during the 2016-17 school year, with full implementation in the 2017-18 school year.
The State Board of Education will meet at 8 a.m. April 14 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock. The National Association of Charter School Authorizers training and work session regarding how to access School Performance Reports will held at 8:30 a.m. April 15 in the Auditorium.
The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that 194 schools qualify for funds through the Arkansas School Recognition Program.
The Arkansas Department of Education updated its Data Center, which is now more interactive and features four mobile-friendly directory applications.
A Special State Board of Education Meeting will be held at 5 p.m. March 31 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR. The Auditorium will open at 4:30 p.m.
A Special State Board of Education Meeting will be held at 4:15 p.m., March 18, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR. Action agenda items A-1 through A-4 have been pulled from the agenda at the request of the board member who initially requested they be added. The updated agenda for today's meeting is available at http://edboard.arkansas.gov
A Special State Board of Education Meeting will be held on March 18, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.
The Arkansas Department of Education is partnering 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 second year of the Arkansas Declaration of Learning initiative. Arkansas was the first state to participate in the national program.
Candie Watts, having achieved the status of Master School Principal, was recognized March 10, 2016, at the Arkansas State Board of Education meeting at the Arkansas Department of Education.
Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key is pleased to announce that Stacy Smith has been appointed assistant commissioner of Learning Services. Prior to her permanent appointment, Smith served as the interim assistant commissioner after Dr. Debbie Jones left to become the deputy superintendent at the Bentonville School District.
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