Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

Media Advisory - My School Info. Website Demonstration for Media REMINDER

11/08/2016

Reminder: The Arkansas Department of Education will provide a demonstration of My School Info., the department's new public school information website, November 9. The system streamlines access to education information by providing a more user-friendly interface.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

11/07/2016

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. November 10, 2016, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

Van Buren Teacher Named 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year

11/03/2016

Courtney Cochran, a Spanish teacher in the Van Buren School District, was named the 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year today during a surprise event at her school.

Media Advisory - My School Info. Website Demonstration for Media

11/02/2016

The Arkansas Department of Education will provide a demonstration of My School Info., the department's new public school information website, November 9. The system streamlines access to education information by providing a more user-friendly interface.

Media Advisory - Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children Meeting

11/02/2016

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet 10 a.m. November 3, 2016, at 3920 Richards Road, North Little Rock.

ADE Launches Teach Again Campaign

11/01/2016

Reignite your passion for teaching: Teach Again! The Arkansas Department of Education is offering a quicker route to license renewal for those who have left the profession.

Arkansas' 4th-Grade NAEP Science Scores Show Improvement; Numerous Efforts Implemented to Strengthen Science, Computer Science Education in Arkansas

10/27/2016

The National Center for Education Statistics today released the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress results for 4th-grade and 8th-grade science. Arkansas’ 4th-grade results showed improvement, with the state’s 8th-grade results holding steady.

Media Advisory - Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee Meeting

10/24/2016

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. October 26, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meetings

10/17/2016

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. October 19, 2016; 8:30 a.m. October 20, 2016; and 8:30 a.m. October 21, 2016 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall in Little Rock.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

10/10/2016

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. October 13, 2016, and 9 a.m. October 14, 2016, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

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