Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Teachers

"Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.  
             We’re educators.  
             We’re born to make a difference.”     - Rita Pierson
 
 
 
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