Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

01/19/2016

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. on January 20.

Hernandez Appointed to Universal Service Administrative Company Board of Directors

01/14/2016

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.

Revised Draft of Arkansas K-12 Math Standards Released; Feedback Requested

01/14/2016

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.

ADE Receives Grant from Blue & You Foundation

01/12/2016

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.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

01/11/2016

The State Board of Education will meet January 14 and January 15 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

Air Force Association of Arkansas Accepting Nominations for Teacher of the Year

01/07/2016

The Air Force Association of Arkansas is accepting nominations for Teacher of the Year until April 30, 2016.

Media Advisory - Facilities and Transportation Teleconference Meeting

12/16/2015

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Teleconference Meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. December 22, 2015.

Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children Conference Call

12/11/2015

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will hold a conference call at 10 a.m. December 14, 2015.

State Board of Education Places Dollarway School District Under State Control, Appoints Barbara Warren as Superintendent

12/10/2015

The State Board of Education voted today to place the Dollarway School District in Pine Bluff under state control. The high school has been in academic distress since July 10, 2014. The board also named Barbara Warren as superintendent of the district effective immediately.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

12/09/2015

The State Board of Education will meet Dec. 10 and Dec. 11 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

State Standards

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Licensure & Certification

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