Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

News Releases

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

05/11/2020

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 10 a.m. May 19, 2020.

Media Advisory - Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Teleconference Meeting

05/06/2020

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation met May 6, 2020, and took a recess until 12:00 p.m. May 8, 2020, at which point they will reconvene via teleconference.

Media Advisory - State Board Meeting

05/04/2020

The State Board will meet at 10 a.m. May 14, 2020. The meeting will be live streamed for public viewing.

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

05/04/2020

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will hold a teleconference meeting at 10 a.m. May 12, 2020.

Media Advisory - Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Teleconference Meeting

05/01/2020

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will hold a teleconference meeting at 10:30 a.m. May 6, 2020.

Media Advisory - Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children's Military Family Forum Committee Special Teleconference Meeting

05/01/2020

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children's Military Family Forum Committee will hold a special teleconference meeting at 10 a.m. May 8, 2020.

9 Schools, 2 Districts Selected for Fourth Year of Professional Learning Communities at Work® Project

04/30/2020

The Arkansas Department of Education, in partnership with Solution Tree, a national professional development provider, announces the fourth cohort selected for the Professional Learning Communities at Work® project. ADE also celebrates the four Arkansas schools from the first cohort that were recently named PLC Model Schools.

Media Advisory - Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children's Military Family Forum Committee Teleconference Meeting

04/24/2020

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children's Military Family Forum Committee will hold a teleconference meeting at 1 p.m. April 29, 2020.

Five Teachers Named 2020 Arkansas Computer Science Educator of the Year Finalists

04/13/2020

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce the five educators selected as finalists for the 2020 Arkansas Computer Science Educator of the Year Award.

Governor Hutchinson Announces All Schools to Remain Closed for Remainder of Academic Year

04/06/2020

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced today that he has extended the mandatory closure of all Arkansas public schools through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Arkansas educators will continue to provide alternative methods of instruction (AMI) for students to continue learning at home.

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