The percent of 2018 graduates in public and private schools who met all four ACT readiness benchmarks (English, math, reading and science) increased from 16 percent in 2017 to 17 percent in 2018.
The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. October 24, 2018, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.
The Arkansas Department of Education released today the 2018 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Index and Accountability At-A-Glance reports. The reports include data from the 2017-2018 school year, including 2018 ACT Aspire results.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. Department of Education today named three Arkansas public schools as 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools.
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