The State Board of Education elected new officers at its monthly meeting this week. Brenda Gullett of Fayetteville was elected chairman; and Sam Ledbetter of Little Rock, was elected vice chairman. Their leadership terms will be in effect through June 2014.
Commissioner of Education Dr. Tom Kimbrell is pleased to announce Mike Hernandez as the Department of Education’s new assistant commissioner of fiscal services.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers today announced a series of Twitter town halls to answer questions on the new, computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
Curtis Turner, superintendent of the Eureka Springs School District, will take the helm at Mineral Springs School District July 1.
Arkansas Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell today exercised his authority under state law to dissolve the school board of the Mineral Springs School District.
Ken Endris, Debbie Flora, Donny Forehand, Lisa St. John, and Karla Tarkington, having achieved the status of Master School Principal, were recognized Monday, May 13, 2013, during the Arkansas State Board of Education.
Bobby Acklin, current assistant superintendent in the North Little Rock School District, is Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell’s pick to lead the Dollarway School District starting July 1.
As part of AETN's commitment to the Arkansas Department of Education, educators and administrators across the state, AETN has created a specialized website to support the Teacher Excellence and Support System (TESS), a system for effective teaching and leading in Arkansas's schools.
The Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science (AAIMS) announces summer training dates for Year 1 National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) Teacher Training.
Seven Arkansas school districts recently received grant funds totaling over $1 million to implement a school-based health center in their district for the 2013-14 school year.
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