Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

175 Schools to Receive Approximately $7 Million in Recognition Program Funds

10/29/2018

Governor Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education are pleased to announce that $6,999,963.62 will be awarded to 175 public schools through the Arkansas School Recognition Program.

Media Advisory - Governor's Press Conference to Announce School Recognition Awards

10/26/2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson will hold a press conference to announce the schools receiving awards through the Arkansas School Recognition Program at 2 p.m. October 29, 2018.

ADE Launches New Standards for Accreditation Tool

10/25/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education launched a new Standards for Accreditation online tool that will provide more timely feedback to districts and increase transparency to the public.

Media Advisory - Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children Meeting

10/25/2018

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 10 a.m. November 1, 2018, at the Arkansas Activities Association, 3920 Richards Road, North Little Rock, AR 72117.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Meetings

10/25/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will meet at 1 p.m. November 5, 2018, and 9:30 a.m. November 9, 2018. Both meetings will be held at the Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.

Program to Provide Incentive for Qualifying Scores on AP Computer Science Exam Continued This School Year

10/22/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce the extension of the Arkansas Advanced Placement Computer Science A Incentive Program for the 2018-2019 school year.

ACT Results for 2018 Graduating Class Hold Steady

10/17/2018

The percent of 2018 graduates in public and private schools who met all four ACT readiness benchmarks (English, math, reading and science) increased from 16 percent in 2017 to 17 percent in 2018.

Media Advisory - Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee Meeting

10/17/2018

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. October 24, 2018, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

2018 ESSA School Index, Accountability At-A-Glance Reports Released

10/12/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education released today the 2018 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Index and Accountability At-A-Glance reports. The reports include data from the 2017-2018 school year, including 2018 ACT Aspire results.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

10/10/2018

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. October 18, 2018, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

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