Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

News Releases

Educators Encouraged to Promote Computer Science Best Practices via #ARKidsCanCode

11/08/2018

With ongoing state and national recognition of Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s Computer Science Initiative, educators are encouraged to showcase student successes and computer science best practices in the classroom. Positive stories can be shared on social media using #ARKidsCanCode.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

11/06/2018

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 1:30 p.m. November 13, 2018, at the Professional Licensure Standards Board Conference Room #105-C, Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

ADE Launches Security Awareness Campaign

11/01/2018

With data breaches and cyber attacks on the rise and showing no signs of slowing down, the need to inform and equip education professionals is at an all-time high. To better prepare all staff working in or with K-12 public schools, the Arkansas Department of Education is launching a Security Awareness Campaign.

Media Advisory - State Board Meeting

11/01/2018

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. November 8, 2018, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

175 Schools to Receive Approximately $7 Million in Recognition Program Funds

10/29/2018

Governor Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education are pleased to announce that $6,999,963.62 will be awarded to 175 public schools through the Arkansas School Recognition Program.

Media Advisory - Governor's Press Conference to Announce School Recognition Awards

10/26/2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson will hold a press conference to announce the schools receiving awards through the Arkansas School Recognition Program at 2 p.m. October 29, 2018.

ADE Launches New Standards for Accreditation Tool

10/25/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education launched a new Standards for Accreditation online tool that will provide more timely feedback to districts and increase transparency to the public.

Media Advisory - Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children Meeting

10/25/2018

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 10 a.m. November 1, 2018, at the Arkansas Activities Association, 3920 Richards Road, North Little Rock, AR 72117.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Meetings

10/25/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will meet at 1 p.m. November 5, 2018, and 9:30 a.m. November 9, 2018. Both meetings will be held at the Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.

Program to Provide Incentive for Qualifying Scores on AP Computer Science Exam Continued This School Year

10/22/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce the extension of the Arkansas Advanced Placement Computer Science A Incentive Program for the 2018-2019 school year.

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