Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

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Statement From Secretary Johnny Key Regarding Teachers' Union Strike on Thursday 

11/13/2019

Secretary Johnny Key issued a statement regarding the teachers' union strike on Thursday.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

11/12/2019

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 10 a.m. November 19, 2019, in the Arkansas Department of Education's Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Arkansas Receives $38 Million Grant to Improve Literacy

11/12/2019

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education are excited to announce that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded Arkansas a five-year grant totaling $38 million to improve literacy in the state.

Statement From Secretary Johnny Key Regarding Little Rock Teachers' Union Strike

11/11/2019

Secretary Johnny Key issued a statement regarding the Little Rock teachers' union strike.

175 Schools to Receive $6.7 Million in Recognition Program Funds

11/08/2019

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education’s Division of Secondary and Elementary Education are pleased to announce that $6,700,100 will be awarded to 175 public schools through the Arkansas School Recognition Program.

Media Advisory - State Board Meetings

11/07/2019

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. November 14, 2019, and at 9 a.m. November 15, 2019, at Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children Meeting

11/04/2019

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 9 a.m. November 12, 2019.

Proposed Timeline Released for Election of LRSD Board of Directors

11/01/2019

Today Arkansas Department of Education Secretary Johnny Key released the proposed timeline for the election of a board of directors for the Little Rock School District.

Statement From Secretary Johnny Key Regarding Draft Memorandum of Understanding 

10/29/2019

ADE Secretary Johnny Key issued a statement regarding a draft Memorandum of Understanding concerning the Little Rock School District. This draft is a working document, and the public's input is invited and welcomed via ade.lrsdfeedback@arkansas.gov.

Media Advisory - Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Teleconference Meeting CORRECTION

10/28/2019

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will hold a teleconference meeting at 8:30 a.m. November 6, 2019.

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