Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meetings

10/12/2015

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet Oct. 14 and Oct. 15.

Media Advisory - Computer Science Task Force Meeting

10/12/2015

The Computer Science Task Force will meet on Oct. 13.

Statement from ADE Commissioner Johnny Key

10/08/2015

Statement from ADE Commissioner Johnny Key regarding the recent federal lawsuit filed

Press Release - ADE Releases PARCC Results

10/08/2015

The Arkansas Department of Education released the 2014-15 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) state percentages for grades 9 through 12. 

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

10/06/2015

The State Board of Education will meet Oct. 8 and Oct. 9 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

Statement from ADE Commissioner Johnny Key

10/02/2015

Statement from ADE Commissioner Johnny Key regarding the Little Rock School District's proposals for new facilities.

Five Arkansas Schools Named 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools

09/30/2015

Four Arkansas public schools and one private school were named 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.

Arkansas Students' Advanced Placement Participation and Qualifying Scores Improve

09/29/2015

CollegeBoard has released the Advanced Placement, SAT, and PSAT/NMSQT scores for the 2014-2015 school year, and Arkansas students continued to show improvement.

Four Named Arkansas Teacher of the Year State Finalists

09/17/2015

Four outstanding teachers were named 2016 Arkansas Teacher of the Year state finalists at a recognition event today with Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key.

Media Advisory - Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional and State Finalists Event

09/16/2015

Reminder: The Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional and State Finalists Event will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 17. In addition to the recognition ceremony, a reception for the regional finalists will be held.

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