Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

ADE, State Board Launch 2018-2019 My Child/My Student Campaign

07/31/2018

Ongoing, positive and productive communication between parents and teachers helps build a network of support that leads to student success. To support this interaction, the Arkansas Department of Education and State Board of Education are launching the 2018-2019 My Child/My Student public awareness campaign.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Meetings

07/30/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m. August 7, 2018, and 9:30 a.m. August 16, 2018, at the Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.

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

07/27/2018

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 10 a.m. August 2, 2018, at the Arkansas Activities Association, 3920 Richards Road, North Little Rock, AR 72117.

Media Advisory - Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Meeting

07/26/2018

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will meet at 10 a.m. July 31, 2018, at the Arkansas Department of Heritage, 1100 North Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Two Arkansas Teachers Receive National Honor

07/13/2018

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation recently selected two Arkansas teachers as 2016 state recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Gov. Hutchinson, Commissioner Key Recognize 4 Schools for Computer Science Enrollment

07/09/2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key recently announced four winners of the 2017-2018 #ARKidsCanCode Enrollment Contest. The winners were announced at the 2018 Computer Science Educators Conference at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia.

Media Advisory - State Board Meeting

07/06/2018

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. July 12, 2018, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Meeting

07/06/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m. July 26, 2018, at the Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205

Arkansas' ACT Aspire Results Show Growth; ACT Results for Grade 11 Hold Steady

07/05/2018

Arkansas students demonstrated growth in multiple areas on the 2018 ACT Aspire. The 2018 preliminary results reflect the third statewide administration of the assessment in grades 3 through 10.

School Safety Commission Presents Preliminary Report to Governor Hutchinson

07/03/2018

Better access to mental-health counseling for students must be a priority as Arkansas leaders look for ways to tighten security at public schools, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said today as he accepted a preliminary report from the Arkansas School Safety Commission.

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