Twelve Arkansas public schools have been designated as Schools of Innovation for the 2016-17 school year.
In an effort to support and strengthen relationships with local school districts, members of the Arkansas General Assembly will participate in the Take Your Legislator to School Month in September.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education are pleased to announce the #ARKidsCanCode Computer Science Enrollment Contest for the 2016-2017 school year.
The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. August 17, 2016, and 8:30 a.m. August 18, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.
The Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group will meet at 5 p.m. August 15, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.
The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. August 11, 2016 and 9 a.m. August 12, 2016, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.
When school begins next week, Arkansas motorists will begin sharing the roadways with approximately 5,500 school buses. These buses transport about 250,000 students each school day to and from school and school-related activities. Because of this increase in traffic, safety in and around school buses becomes a priority for all motorists.
The Arkansas Department of Education, in partnership with the State Board of Education and input from education and community organizations, launched the My Child/My Student public awareness campaign for the 2016-17 school year.
The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 10 a.m. August 4.
The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will hold a teleconference meeting at 3:30 p.m. August 3, 2016.
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