Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

Haley Named to Charter Authorizing Panel

12/13/2016

Lisa Haley, the Arkansas Department of Education Special Education division manager, has been named to the Charter Authorizing Panel.

Gov. Hutchinson, Arkansas Department of Education Announce Availability of 3 Documentaries that Highlight the Role of Women in Computer Programming

12/09/2016

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that Arkansas teachers will have access to three documentaries that feature the ground-breaking role that women had in the development of computer programming.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meetings

12/06/2016

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. December 13, 2016; 8:30 a.m. December 14, 2016; and 8:30 a.m. December 15, 2016 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall in Little Rock.

Participation in Arkansas Teacher Cadets Program Increases Significantly

12/05/2016

The number of high school students, schools and universities participating in the Arkansas Teacher Cadets Program has increased significantly this school year, as education partners work to strengthen the teacher pipeline.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

12/05/2016

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. December 8, 2016 and 9 a.m. December 9, 2016 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

Media Advisory - Stakeholder Group Meeting

11/29/2016

The Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group Meeting will meet at 5 p.m. December 5, 2016, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall in Little Rock.

Media Advisory - Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee Meeting

11/28/2016

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee Meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. November 30, 2016. The meeting will be held in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall in Little Rock.

UAMS, Arkansas Department of Education Partner to Implement $1.2 Million Grant for School Telemedicine

11/21/2016

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Arkansas Department of Education are partnering to implement a $1.2 million pilot program that will provide telemedicine to students, educators and families in rural Arkansas communities.

Media Advisory - Academic Facilities Review Board - Review Processes and Hearings

11/17/2016

The Academic Facilities Review Board will review processes at 1 p.m. November 28, 2016, in the ADE Auditorium. Hearings will begin at 8 a.m. November 29, 2016, in the ADE Auditorium.

Arkansas Teachers, Librarians to Be Recognized at Declaration of Learning Recognition

11/10/2016

More than 20 Arkansas teachers and librarians will be recognized Nov. 14, 2016, for their contribution to the Arkansas Declaration of Learning program.

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