Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Recognition of National Title I Distinguished Schools

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During its May 13 Meeting, the State Board recognized National Title I Distinguished schools based on outstanding performance in one of two categories: Category 1: Schools with exceptional student performance or alternative accountability criteria for those state with ED-Approved ESEA Flexibility Requests - for two or more years. Category 2: Schools that significantly closed the achievement gap between subgroups of students. Euper Lane Elementary in Fort Smith School District serves 470 students in Grades Kindergarten - 6 and was selected in 2015 as meeting category 2. Pictured are ADE Deputy Commissioner Mark Gotcher, Principal Sherri Penix and Assistant Superintendent Barry Owen.

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Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Strategic Communications
Four Capitol Mall, Room 403-A
Little Rock, AR 72201

Phone: 501-683-5945



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