Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

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Statement From Secretary Johnny Key

09/20/2019

Secretary Johnny Key issues a statement regarding the State Board of Education's decision today to adopt a reconstitution framework for the Little Rock School District.

Media Advisory - Special State Board Meeting

09/19/2019

The State Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. September 20, 2019, at the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Winners of Computer Science Enrollment Contest Announced

09/12/2019

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018-2019 #ARKidsCanCode Enrollment Contest. Six Arkansas schools are being recognized for their efforts to encourage students to enroll in high school computer science courses.

Media Advisory - Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children Meeting

09/09/2019

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 9 a.m. September 17, 2019, in the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - State Board Meetings

09/04/2019

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. September 12, 2019, and 9 a.m. September 13, 2019, in the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Professional Licensure Standards Board Meeting CANCELLED

09/03/2019

CANCELLED: The PLSB meeting scheduled for September 6, 2019, has been cancelled.

Media Advisory - State Board of Education Task Force on Family Engagement in Learning Meeting

08/30/2019

The State Board of Education Task Force on Family Engagement in Learning will meet at 2 p.m. September 5, 2019, in the Big Mac Auditorium (Room 4A-400), One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Professional Licensure Standards Board Meeting

08/30/2019

The Professional Licensure Standards Board will meet at 8 a.m. September 6, 2019, in the PLSB Conference Room 105C, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Arkansas Launches Concussion Education Virtual Reality Component

08/28/2019

Arkansas became the first state in the nation to provide virtual reality-based concussion education to every public junior high and high school in the state.

Cain Named Director of Facilities and Transportation

08/26/2019

The Commission for Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation recently selected Tim Cain as the new director of the Arkansas Division of Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation.

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