Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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News Releases

Arkansas' Four-Year Graduation Rates Increase for Third Year

04/05/2019

Arkansas’ four-year graduation rates for all students and multiple student subgroups increased in 2018, continuing a three-year trend of positive improvement.

Gov. Hutchinson, ADE Announce Results of Third Annual All-Region Coding Competition

04/02/2019

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education today announce the 17 winning teams from the All-Region Coding Competition that took place on March 14, 2019, at 15 regional contests around the state.

Five Teachers Named 2019 Arkansas Computer Science Educator of the Year Finalists

04/01/2019

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

Media Advisory - State Board Meetings

04/01/2019

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. April 11, 2019, and 9 a.m. April 12, 2019, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Special State Board of Education Meeting

03/21/2019

A special State Board of Education Meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. March 25, 2019, in the Auditorium at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

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

03/19/2019

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. March 27, 2019, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - State Board Meeting

03/07/2019

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. March 14, 2019, at the Don Tyson School of Innovation, 2667 Hylton Road, Springdale, AR 72764. The State Board will visit the Pea Ridge School District (Administration Building, 979 Weston St., Pea Ridge, AR 72751) at 8 a.m. March 15, 2019, and the Decatur School District (1498 Stadium Ave., Decatur, AR 72722) at 12:30 p.m. March 15, 2019.

2019 Educator Career Fair Scheduled for March 4 in North Little Rock

02/27/2019

The Arkansas Department of Education will host the 2019 Educator Career Fair from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, March 4 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, 2 Riverfront Place, in North Little Rock.

Media Advisory - Professional Licensure Standards Board Meeting

02/22/2019

The Professional Licensure Standards Board will meet at 8 a.m. March 1, 2019, in the PLSB Conference Room 105C, Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Arkansas Joins Partnership Encouraging Young Women to Explore Careers in Cybersecurity

02/19/2019

Gov. Asa Hutchinson today announced Arkansas’ participation in an innovative cybersecurity training partnership with the SANS Institute, the largest provider of cybersecurity training and certification for professionals in government and commercial institutions worldwide. The partnership aims to inspire the next generation of cybersecurity professionals and identify talented youth in Arkansas.

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