As students prepare to return to school next week, student safety, especially around school buses, becomes a priority for parents and educators. To increase the importance of obeying traffic laws when near a stopped school bus, the Arkansas Department of Education kicks off its annual school bus safety campaign today.
The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. August 13, 2015, and 9 a.m. August 14, 2015, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.
Eight Arkansas teachers were recently selected as state finalists for the 2015 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
A Special State Board of Education Meeting will be held on August 6 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.
The Arkansas Computer Science Task Force will meet at 10 a.m. July 22, 2015, at Acxiom, 601 E. Third St., Little Rock, AR 72206.
The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet on July 15.
The State Board of Education will meet July 9 and July 10 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.
On July 1, 2015, the White House announced the winners of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Amanda Jones, a science teacher at Poyen High School in Poyen, Arkansas, and Brian Leonard, a mathematics teacher at Lake Hamilton High School in Pearcy, Arkansas, are recipients of the 2013 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Three priority schools have been selected to receive federal School Improvement Grants worth approximately $3.1 million.
Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key recently appointed new members to the Charter Authorizing Panel.
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