Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Meeting Correction, New Meeting

08/03/2018

CORRECTION: The Arkansas School Safety Commission will not meet August 7. The next two meetings will be held August 16 and 29. NEW: The Mental Health Subcommittee will meet August 7.

Seven Cabot Schools Receive Purple Star School Award

08/02/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that seven schools in the Cabot School District have been awarded the Arkansas Purple Star School Award for their commitment to serving military students and their families.

Flashing Red. Kids Ahead. Campaign Promotes School Bus Safety

08/01/2018

With school starting in a few short weeks, school bus safety once again becomes a priority for students, teachers and motorists. To help build awareness, the Arkansas Department of Education, Arkansas Association of Pupil Transportation and Arkansas School Bus Mechanics Association are teaming up to launch the sixth annual Flashing Red. Kids Ahead. school bus safety campaign.

ADE, State Board Launch 2018-2019 My Child/My Student Campaign

07/31/2018

Ongoing, positive and productive communication between parents and teachers helps build a network of support that leads to student success. To support this interaction, the Arkansas Department of Education and State Board of Education are launching the 2018-2019 My Child/My Student public awareness campaign.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Meetings

07/30/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m. August 7, 2018, and 9:30 a.m. August 16, 2018, at the Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.

Media Advisory - Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children Meeting

07/27/2018

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 10 a.m. August 2, 2018, at the Arkansas Activities Association, 3920 Richards Road, North Little Rock, AR 72117.

Media Advisory - Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Meeting

07/26/2018

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will meet at 10 a.m. July 31, 2018, at the Arkansas Department of Heritage, 1100 North Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Two Arkansas Teachers Receive National Honor

07/13/2018

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation recently selected two Arkansas teachers as 2016 state recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Gov. Hutchinson, Commissioner Key Recognize 4 Schools for Computer Science Enrollment

07/09/2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key recently announced four winners of the 2017-2018 #ARKidsCanCode Enrollment Contest. The winners were announced at the 2018 Computer Science Educators Conference at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia.

Media Advisory - State Board Meeting

07/06/2018

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. July 12, 2018, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

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