Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

News Releases

Media Advisory - Additional Public Meeting

08/26/2019

Members of the State Board of Education will host an additional public meeting regarding the future status of the Little Rock School District. The public will have the opportunity to provide input regarding potential next steps for the district.

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

08/22/2019

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. August 28, 2019 in the Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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

08/19/2019

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will hold a teleconference meeting at 3:30 p.m. August 21, 2019.

ADE Launches Family and Community Engagement Framework & Toolkit

08/19/2019

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to launch the Family and Community Engagement Framework & Toolkit, a research-based birth-to-grade 16 (four years post high school) guide for improved engagement.

Media Advisory - Additional Public Meeting

08/19/2019

Members of the State Board of Education will host an additional public meeting regarding the future status of the Little Rock School District. The public will have the opportunity to provide input regarding potential next steps for the district.

Media Advisory - Public Meetings

08/15/2019

Members of the State Board of Education will host three public meetings regarding the future status of the Little Rock School District. The public will have the opportunity to provide input regarding potential next steps for the district.

Media Advisory - Flashing Red. Kids Ahead. Press Event

08/08/2019

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas Department of Education Secretary Johnny Key, legislators, and community stakeholders will promote the 2019 Flashing Red. Kids Ahead. school bus safety campaign at 10 a.m. August 13, 2019, in the State Capitol Rotunda, 500 Woodlane St. Little Rock, AR 72201.

ADE, State Board Launch 2019-2020 My Child/My Student Campaign

08/07/2019

Positive and productive communication between parents and teachers throughout the school year helps promote student success in and out of the classroom. To support parents and educators, the Arkansas Department of Education and State Board of Education are launching the 2019-2020 My Child/My Student public awareness campaign.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

08/07/2019

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 10 a.m. August 13, 2019, in the Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - State Board Meeting UPDATE

08/05/2019

UPDATE: Due to the board meeting only being one day this month, the State Board dinner for August 8, 2019, has been cancelled.

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