Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Alternate Pathway to Graduation

The Arkansas State Board of Education approved the addition of an Alternate Pathway to Graduation for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. This new pathway is intended to positively affect teaching and learning for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities.  Below are resources to help educators, parents, and students understand the new pathway.

For more information, please contact:

Robin Stripling
Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
1401 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 450
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-4221

State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

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Licensure & Certification

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.

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