Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

Media Advisory - Special State Board of Education Meeting

06/21/2016

A special State Board of Education meeting will be held at 5 p.m. June 27, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

Media Advisory - National Association of State Boards of Education Regional Meeting

06/20/2016

The National Association of State Boards of Education will be holding its regional meeting on June 24, 2016, through June 25, 2016, at the Little Rock Central High School. Arkansas State Board of Education members may attend and participate in the meeting.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Work Session

06/13/2016

The Charter Authorizing Panel will hold a work session at 1 p.m. June 17, 2016, in the Auditorium at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

05/31/2016

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. June 9, 2016 and 9 a.m. June 10, 2016, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

Media Advisory - Computer Science Task Force Meeting

05/31/2016

A Computer Science Task Force Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. June 10, 2016 in the Arkansas Department of Education Conference Room 201-A, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

Media Advisory - Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group Meeting

05/27/2016

A Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group Meeting will be held at 5 p.m. June 6, 2016 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

Poore to Begin Transitional Role at LRSD June 13

05/27/2016

Michael Poore, the incoming Little Rock School District superintendent, will begin working at the district June 13 in a transitional role.

Media Advisory - Facilities and Transportation Meeting

05/23/2016

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will hold a teleconference meeting at 8:30 a.m. May 25.

Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting May 18

05/12/2016

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.

Michael Poore Update to State Board of Education

05/12/2016

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.

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