Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

Teacher Job Fair Saturday, Motivated Instructors Sought


The ADE will sponsor an event with a goal of pairing schools with highly motivated and energetic individuals interested in the teaching profession

Four Finalists for Arkansas Teacher of the Year Announced


Four teachers from across Arkansas are one step closer to the title 2012 Teacher of the Year.

Arkansas Students Making Gains on AP Tests, Increasingly Taking More Challenging Courses


Advanced Placement (AP) scores and the number of public school students taking the AP tests have once again gone up in Arkansas, according to 2010-2011 data released by the College Board

Pilot Project to Focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education, Preparing Students for Job Demands of the Future


Gov. Beebe and his Workforce Cabinet announced a pilot program - STEM Works - focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education in high schools and universities, so that the state's workforce will be able to meet the escalating demand for employees in high-tech fields.

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers


The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College Careers (PARCC) today released draft model content frameworks for public review

End-of-Course Exam Scores Rise in Some Areas, Decline in Others


The results of the Spring 2011 End-of-Course exams revealed increases in the percentage of students scoring proficient in Literacy, Geometry, Algebra I and Biology

Arkansas Students Show Continued Improvement on Benchmarks


ADE released results from the 2011 Arkansas Augmented Benchmark Exams for all school districts in the state today

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