Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

News Releases

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.

Media Advisory - State Coalition on Family and Community Engagement Regional Meetings

09/21/2018

The State Coalition on Family and Community Engagement will hold regional meetings to obtain feedback on draft family and community engagement resources. Morning and evening options are available at each location.

State Finalists for Presidential Award for Excellence Announced

09/20/2018

Six Arkansas teachers were recently selected as 2018 state finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

ADE Receives $9 Million Grant for School-Based Mental Health Programs

09/19/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded ADE a $9 million grant to develop and support school-based mental health programs in the state.

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

09/17/2018

An update was made to the September 11, 2018, media advisory. The Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation meeting will now be a teleconference meeting.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

09/13/2018

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. September 19, 2018, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

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

09/11/2018

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will meet at 8:30 a.m. September 19, 2018, at the Arkansas Department of Heritage, 1100 North Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Donald Benton Named Assistant Commissioner for Research and Technology

09/10/2018

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key is pleased to appoint Donald Benton as the new assistant commissioner for Research and Technology. Benton will assume his new role on September 17.

Media Advisory - State Board Meetings

09/07/2018

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. September 13, 2018, and 9 a.m. September 14, 2018, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

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