Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

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

02/12/2015

The Air Force Association of Arkansas is accepting nominations for Teacher of the Year. The program recognizes teachers for their efforts to encourage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

02/12/2015

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet on February 18.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings and Committee Meeting

02/09/2015

The State Board of Education as well as an SBE committee will meet this week.

Media Advisory - State Board of Education Special Meeting

01/26/2015

The State Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. on January 28.

Charter Authorizing Panel Committee Meeting Cancelled

01/09/2015

The meeting January 14 has been cancelled.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings and Committee Meetings UPDATE

01/06/2015

The State Board of Education, as well as two SBE committees, will meet this week.

New National Board Certified Teachers Announced

12/17/2014

The Arkansas Department of Education congratulates 214 Arkansas teachers who recently attained their National Board Certification.

Lawrence County School District Receives Farm to School Grant

12/16/2014

The Arkansas Department of Education’s Child Nutrition Unit congratulates the Lawrence County School District in Walnut Ridge for its recent Farm to School grant!

2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Announced

11/21/2014

Ouida Newton, a math teacher at Poyen High School, was named the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year today at a surprise notification event in Poyen.

Becoming an Arkansas Teacher Event Set for Nov. 22

11/21/2014

Arkansans who are interested in becoming an Arkansas teacher can learn more about the process at the Arkansas Department of Education's Becoming an Arkansas Teacher event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 22 at the Holiday Inn-Airport, 3201 Bankhead Drive, Little Rock.

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