The Arkansas Department of Education, in partnership with Arkansas ASCD and the Common Core State Standards Guiding Coalition, is hosting a statewide conversation to raise awareness in local communities about the Common Core State Standards.
ADE congratulates Kathy Powers, 2011 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, for receiving a prestigious national teaching award.
Three Arkansas school districts were honored this week for having the top gifted and talented programs in the state.
Arkansas Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell today announced the hiring of Jared Cleveland, a proven and multi-talented school leader, as assistant commissioner for the Division of Fiscal and Administrative Services.
Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman today announced that Payton Finch of Paragould and Nathanael Mickelson of Alma have been selected as delegates to the 50th Anniversary United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP)
Gov. Beebe announced today that Arkansas's public education system placed fifth nationally in the 2012 Quality Counts analysis by Education Week
The Governor's Workforce Cabinet today announces that 15 districts throughout the state and one technical center have been chosen as the first participants in the administration's STEM Works initiative
ADE announces and congratulates the 312 teachers throughout the state that have attained their national board certification
Kimberly Kaye Wilson, a visual art teacher at Monticello High School, today received the honor of being named Arkansas Teacher of the Year during a surprise assembly at her school
Arkansas ranks first among the 50 states in taking action toward expanding data development with the goal of improving education policy throughout the state
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