Michael Poore, the incoming Little Rock School District superintendent, will begin working at the district June 13 in a transitional role.
The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will hold a teleconference meeting at 8:30 a.m. May 25.
The Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting will meet at 8:30 a.m. May 18 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.
After his report to the State Board May 13 regarding career and technical centers, Michael Poore will provide a brief update regarding his transition to Little Rock. The board meeting begins at 9 a.m. Poore was recently named the superintendent of the Little Rock School District effective July 1, 2016.
The Arkansas Department of Education and Gov. Asa Hutchinson are pleased to announce that Elena Milstead, a student at Scranton High School, and Katherine Doderer, a student at Episcopal Collegiate School, were selected to attend the National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia in July. Nicholas Langston, at student at Subiaco Academy, and Alexandra Perkins, from Camden Fairview High School, were selected as first and second alternates.
The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. May 12, 2016, and 9 a.m. May 13, 2016, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock. Multiple subcommittees will meet as well.
The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 10 a.m. May 5. The meeting will be held at the Arkansas Activities Association, 3920 Richards Road, North Little Rock.
Timing and expectations are critical, as I have been reminded over the last few days. I deeply regret my poor implementation of a transition in Little Rock School District leadership and the timing in which it occurred.
The Arkansas Department of Education began the selection process for a stakeholder group that will provide recommendations regarding traditional public schools and charter schools to the State Board of Education.
The Arkansas Department of Education and Little Rock School District remain committed to providing student-focused learning opportunities and achieving academic excellence.
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