Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

Media Advisory - State Board Meetings UPDATE

05/06/2019

UPDATE: The Task Force on Family Engagement in Learning meeting that was scheduled for May 10, 2019, has been cancelled. See the updated advisory.

Media Advisory - State Board Meetings

05/02/2019

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. May 9, 2019, and 9 a.m. May 10, 2019, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Gov. Hutchinson, ADE Announce First Recipient of Arkansas Computer Science Educator of the Year Award

05/02/2019

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education are excited to announce that Karma Turner, a computer science teacher at Lake Hamilton High School in Pearcy, was selected as the first recipient of the Arkansas Computer Science Educator of the Year award. The announcement was made at a press conference today at the Capitol.

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

05/01/2019

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 9 a.m. May 8, 2019, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

10 Schools, 1 District Selected for Third Year of Professional Learning Communities at Work® Project

04/30/2019

The Arkansas Department of Education, in partnership with Solution Tree, a national professional development provider, announces the third cohort selected for the Professional Learning Communities at Work® project.

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

04/18/2019

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will hold a teleconference meeting at 8:30 a.m. April 24, 2019. The teleconference call will originate from the ADE Commissioner's Conference Room, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

ADE's My School Info Website Surpasses 100,000 Page Views in 1 Day

04/16/2019

The Arkansas Department of Education celebrates more than 100,000 page views in one day on its My School Info website, marking another milestone since the site’s launch in November 2016.

2018 School, District, and State Report Cards Released

04/15/2019

The Arkansas Department of Education released today the 2018 Report Cards for schools, districts, and the state. The reports, which are available at the Report Card tab on the My School Info website, reflect school performance for the 2017-2018 school year.

Governor Hutchinson Promotes Educator Commitment Signing Week

04/12/2019

Gov. Asa Hutchinson continued the early celebration of Educator Commitment Signing Week today at a press conference and signing event at the Capitol.

Arkansas Leadership Academy Names New Master Principal

04/11/2019

Karrie Arbuckle, a principal at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Bentonville, achieved the status of Master School Principal and was recognized April 11 at the State Board of Education meeting. To achieve this designation from the Arkansas Leadership Academy’s Master Principal Program, Arbuckle completed three years of rigorous professional development plus an additional year of performance evaluations.

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