Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

01/11/2016

The State Board of Education will meet January 14 and January 15 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

Air Force Association of Arkansas Accepting Nominations for Teacher of the Year

01/07/2016

The Air Force Association of Arkansas is accepting nominations for Teacher of the Year until April 30, 2016.

Media Advisory - Facilities and Transportation Teleconference Meeting

12/16/2015

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Teleconference Meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. December 22, 2015.

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

12/11/2015

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will hold a conference call at 10 a.m. December 14, 2015.

State Board of Education Places Dollarway School District Under State Control, Appoints Barbara Warren as Superintendent

12/10/2015

The State Board of Education voted today to place the Dollarway School District in Pine Bluff under state control. The high school has been in academic distress since July 10, 2014. The board also named Barbara Warren as superintendent of the district effective immediately.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

12/09/2015

The State Board of Education will meet Dec. 10 and Dec. 11 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

National Association Recognizes Arkansas for K-8 Computer Science Standards

12/08/2015

The Computer Science Teachers Association, a national organization that supports the teaching of computer science, recently issued a press release highlighting Arkansas' efforts in developing computer science academic standards for grades kindergarten through eighth grade.

Stuttgart Teacher Named 2016 Arkansas Teacher of the Year

12/07/2015

Meghan Ables, an English teacher at Stuttgart High School in the Stuttgart School District, was named the 2016 Arkansas Teacher of the Year at a surprise event today at the school. Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key honored Ms. Ables at the event.

Charter Authorizing Panel Meetings

11/16/2015

Charter Authorizing Panel Meetings will be held at 8:30 a.m. each day on Nov. 17-19 in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

Letter to Parents from ADE Commissioner Johnny Key

11/12/2015

ADE Commissioner Johnny Key released a letter to parents regarding the 2014-15 PARCC scores.

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