More than 40 Arkansas and regional high schools will bring students, teachers, mentors, sponsors and family members together to participate in Arkansas’ inaugural FIRST® Robotics Competition.
The My Voice™ National Student Mock Election gives students across the country the opportunity to cast their votes for candidates in both the federal and state elections, and to talk about the issues they care about this fall and beyond.
In Arkansas, Advanced Placement courses continue to prepare students for college and career success.
Congratulations to Dr. Greg Murry, superintendent of Conway School District, who was recently named 2013 Arkansas Superintendent of the Year.
Three Arkansas schools were recently named 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U. S. Department of Education.
Arkansas’s ACT scores saw an increase according to the 2012 ACT report.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), a 23-state consortium working together to create next generation assessments, today released its first set of item and task prototypes for both English language arts/literacy and mathematics.
Commissioner of Education Dr. Tom Kimbrell announced today the selection of three low-performing schools eligible to receive over the next three years up to approximately $11 million in federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) funds.
Public engagement and communication are major areas of focus for the Arkansas Department of Education. In an effort to keep our many audiences up to date on the work of the Department and services and resources available to schools and school districts, we undertook a redesign of our website.
Nineteen public schools from throughout the state were recently designated as 2011 Exemplary Schools by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.Learn More
Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.Learn More