Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

News Releases

Gov. Hutchinson Announces Winners of All-State Coding Competition

05/05/2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the winners of the Second Annual Governor's All-State Coding Competition, which was held today at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Three Institutions Submit Proposals to Host Arkansas Governor's School

05/04/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education received proposals from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Hendrix College in Conway and the University of Central Arkansas in Conway to host Arkansas Governor's School from 2019 to 2021. A request for proposals to host Arkansas Governor’s School was released in January to all four-year colleges and universities in the state.

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

05/04/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission Physical Security and School Bus Transportation Subcommittee will hold a Zoom (video conference) meeting at 10 a.m. May 9, 2018.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission School Visits

05/03/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will visit schools at 10 a.m. May 7, 2018, at Conway School District, Administration Building, 2220 Prince St., Conway, AR 72034; Conway High School, 2300 Prince St., Conway, AR 72034; and Ida Burns Elementary School, 1201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, AR 72032 and 10 a.m., May 8, 2018, at Bentonville School District, 500 Tiger Blvd., Bentonville, AR 72712.

Media Advisory - State Board Meetings

05/03/2018

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. May 10, 2018, and 9 a.m. May 11, 2018, in the Auditorium, Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118.

Media Advisory - Tentative Charter Authorizing Panel Special Meeting Cancelled

04/26/2018

The tentative Charter Authorizing Panel special meeting at 8 a.m. April 27, 2018, has been cancelled.

Media Advisory - Tentative Charter Authorizing Panel Special Meeting

04/26/2018

The Charter Authorizing Panel has scheduled a tentative special meeting for 8 a.m. April 27, 2018, at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201. The meeting is contingent upon whether or not a waiver is requested and granted regarding Friendship Aspire Academy's request to amend its charter.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Meetings

04/26/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will meet at 10 a.m. May 2, 2018; 9 a.m. May 14, 2018 and 9 a.m. May 30, 2018. Public comments will be heard at the May 30 meeting. The deadline to sign up to make public comments is May 15, 2018.

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

04/26/2018

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 10 a.m. May 3, 2018, at the Arkansas Activities Association, 3920 Richards Road, North Little Rock, AR 72117.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Safety and Security Audits and Emergency Operations Plans and Active Shooter Drills Subcommittee Video Conference (Zoom) Meeting

04/26/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission Safety and Security Audits and Emergency Operations Plans and Active Shooter Drills Subcommittee will hold a video conference (Zoom) meeting at 1 p.m. May 1, 2018.

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