Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

News Releases

ADE, ArkansasIDEAS Launch Science of Reading Professional Development

05/30/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education and Arkansas Educational Television Network’s ArkansasIDEAS are pleased to announce the June 1 rollout of the first Science of Reading online professional development course.

Media Advisory - Special State Board Meeting

05/24/2018

A special State Board of Education meeting will be held at 3 p.m. May 30, 2018, in the Commissioner's Conference Room at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee Meeting

05/22/2018

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. May 29, 2018, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Physical Security and Transportation Subcommittee Meeting

05/22/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission Physical Security and Transportation Subcommittee will hold a Zoom (video conference) meeting at 1 p.m. May 25, 2018.

Media Advisory - Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities RESCHEDULED

05/21/2018

The Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities meeting which was originally scheduled for 9:30 a.m. May 22, 2018, has been rescheduled for 10:30 a.m. May 29, 2018.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission School Visit and Subcommittees Meeting

05/16/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will conduct a school visit at 10 a.m. May 22, 2018, at Ouachita River School District, 143 Polk 96, Mena, AR 71953. Also, the Arkansas School Safety Commission Intelligence/Communication and Law Enforcement Subcommittees will hold a joint meeting at 2 p.m. May 29, 2018, at the Arkansas State Police, Old Conference Room, #4 State Police Plaza, Little Rock, AR 72209.

Survey Reports Increase in Illegal Passes of Stopped School Buses

05/16/2018

In a recent one-day survey, Arkansas school bus drivers reported more than 850 instances where motorists illegally passed stopped school buses. This increasing trend continues to cause concern across the state.

Media Advisory - Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities Meeting

05/16/2018

The Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities will meet at 9:30 a.m. May 22, 2018, at the Arkansas Department of Heritage, 1100 N. St., Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Mental Health Subcommittee Meeting

05/09/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission Mental Health Subcommittee will meet May 14, 2018, after conclusion of the Arkansas School Safety Commission Meeting.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

05/07/2018

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. May 16, 2018, in the Arkansas Department of Education auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

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