Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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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.

Two Arkansas Students Selected for National Youth Science Camp

05/12/2016

The Arkansas Department of Education and Gov. Asa Hutchinson are pleased to announce that Elena Milstead, a student at Scranton High School, and Katherine Doderer, a student at Episcopal Collegiate School, were selected to attend the National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia in July. Nicholas Langston, at student at Subiaco Academy, and Alexandra Perkins, from Camden Fairview High School, were selected as first and second alternates.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

05/09/2016

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. May 12, 2016, and 9 a.m. May 13, 2016, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock. Multiple subcommittees will meet as well.

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

05/04/2016

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 10 a.m. May 5. The meeting will be held at the Arkansas Activities Association, 3920 Richards Road, North Little Rock.

Statement from Commissioner Key Regarding LRSD

04/22/2016

Timing and expectations are critical, as I have been reminded over the last few days. I deeply regret my poor implementation of a transition in Little Rock School District leadership and the timing in which it occurred.

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