The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. October 12, 2017 in the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Boardroom, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118.
Because of construction on the ADE Auditorium, State Board of Education and Charter Authorizing Panel meetings will be held at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118, until further notice.
From teaching students how to read to helping them master complex math problems, teachers shape the future, one student at a time. In the last six years, student enrollment in first-time educator preparation licensure programs has declined by 58 percent. With the decline in the Arkansas teacher pipeline, there is a critical need for these essential foundation builders.
Transforming Arkansas to lead the nation in student-focused education requires increased utilization of available education resources and programs, such as ACT fee waivers.
Excellence in teaching was the focus of today’s surprise announcement when Randi House, a kindergarten teacher at Theodore Jones Elementary School in the Conway School District, was named the 2018 Arkansas Teacher of the Year.
The Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities will meet at 9:30 a.m. September 26, 2017, at the Big Mac Building, One Capitol Mall, Suite 4A-400, Little Rock.
The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will meet at 8 a.m. Sept. 29, 2017, at the Department of Finance and Administration, 1509 West 7th, Suite 102, Little Rock, AR.
Arkansas schools are transforming education through the Reading Initiative for Student Excellence (R.I.S.E.) Arkansas campaign. Earlier this summer schools were given the opportunity to sign up to become a R.I.S.E. School. More than 350 made the commitment to promote a culture of reading, build community partnerships and strengthen reading instruction, with additional schools expressing interest.
The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. September 14, 2017 and 9 a.m. September 15, 2017 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.
The number of Arkansas public school graduates who took the ACT during high school increased by approximately 25 percent in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to the ACT profile report for the Arkansas public school graduating class of 2017.
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