Anthony Owen, the Arkansas Department of Education Computer Science Initiative coordinator, was recently elected to the Computer Science Teachers Association Board of Directors.
The State Board of Education on Friday approved the Arkansas English Language Arts and Arkansas Disciplinary Literacy Standards for grades K-12. Schools may begin implementing the new standards during the 2016-17 school year. Full implementation will occur in the 2017-18 school year.
The Charter Authorizing Panel will hold a work session at 8 a.m. July 21, 2016, in the Auditorium at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.
The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce the addition of a new data privacy section on the department's website.
The Arkansas Department of Education today released preliminary ACT Aspire test results for students in grades three through 10. ACT results for 11th-graders were released last Friday.
The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. July 14, 2016 and 9 a.m. July 15, 2016, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.
The Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group will meet at 5 p.m. July 11, 2016, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.
Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key is pleased to announce that Tina Smith has been named the Arkansas Department of Education policy and special projects director. Smith begins today and replaces Susan Harriman, who is now the executive director of ForwARd Arkansas.
Arkansas’ 11th-grade average ACT scores remained steady during the 2015-16 school year, with some areas showing slight increases from the previous year.
Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key is pleased to announce that Lori Freno has been named the department’s general counsel effective July 1, 2016. Freno replaces Kendra Clay, who has accepted a job with the Springdale School District.
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