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Publish date: 9/27/2022
On the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution, President Ronald Reagan addressed the division and difficulty the founders encountered as they debated the direction of our new nation. President Reagan said it was the ideals of liberty and democratic government that “enabled them to rise above politics and self-interest, to transcend their differences and together create this document, this Constitution that would profoundly and forever alter, not just these United States, but the world.” As educators, you play an essential role in shaping a better future by teaching your students about valuable lessons learned from the past. In fact, that’s the focus of Celebrate Freedom Week, which is this week in Arkansas.
Publish date: 9/27/2022
The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will hold a teleconference meeting at 10 a.m. on September 30, 2022.
Publish date: 9/22/2022
Authorizing Training will be held at 9 a.m. on September 22, 2022, in the DESE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock. The Arkansas Public School Resource Center received a U.S. Department of Education Charter Schools Program grant to provide grants and technical assistance to Arkansas charter schools. One of the requirements is to provide authorizer training. State Board of Education and Charter Authorizing Panel members may be in attendance.

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