Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

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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.

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.

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