Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Title II - Preparing and Recruiting High Quality Educators and School Leaders

The purpose of this title is to provide grants to state educational agencies and subgrants to local educational agencies to (1) increase student achievement consistent with the challenging state academic standards; (2) improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders; (3) increase the number of teachers, principals, and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools; and (4) provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals, and other school leaders.


Commissioner's Memo COM-18-077 issued 4/2/18: Class Size Reduction and Professional Development Guidance (Title II, Part A).

For more information, please contact:

Gail Betts, Public School Program Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Public School Accountability, Federal Programs
Four Capitol Mall, Mail Slot #26 
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-683-5424
Fax: 501-682-5136

State Standards

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Licensure & Certification

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