Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

News Releases

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

10/10/2018

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. October 18, 2018, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Arkansas Sees Strong Special Education Licensure, Educator Preparation Program Gains

10/09/2018

While the need for special education teachers remains, the Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to report that strong, consistent gains in special education licensure and educator preparation programs are addressing the shortage.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission School Visits and Commission Meeting

10/09/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will conduct school visits at 10 a.m. October 15, 2018, at LISA Academy North, 5410 Landers Road, Sherwood, AR 72117 and at 10 a.m. October 19, 2018, at Little Rock Christian Academy, 19010 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, AR 72223. The Arkansas School Safety Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m. October 22, 2018, at the Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.

LRSD Teacher Named 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year

10/08/2018

When Stacey McAdoo arrived at school this morning, she had no idea she would receive the surprise of a lifetime. During a special presentation, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key recognized McAdoo as the 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year.

Media Advisory - State Board Meetings

10/05/2018

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. October 11, 2018, and 9 a.m. October 12, 2018, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

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

10/02/2018

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will hold a teleconference meeting at 1:30 p.m. October 9, 2018. The call will originate from the Commissioner's Conference Room, Third Floor, Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Three Arkansas Schools Named 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools

10/01/2018

The U.S. Department of Education today named three Arkansas public schools as 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Meetings

10/01/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m. October 4, 2018, and 9:30 a.m. October 22, 2018, at the Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.

ADE's Become an Arkansas Teacher Event Set for Oct. 1 in Little Rock

09/28/2018

Those interested in becoming an Arkansas teacher are encouraged to attend the Arkansas Department of Education’s annual Become an Arkansas Teacher Event October 1 in Little Rock.

ADE's My School Info Website Reaches 1 Million Page Views

09/27/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that the My School Info website has received more than 1 million page views since the website’s launch in November 2016. In the last six days, the website has received approximately 50,000 page views with the release of the 2018 Arkansas ESSA School Index Private Reports.

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