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The Arkansas Department of Education provides leadership, support, and service to schools, districts, and communities so every student graduates prepared for college, career, and community engagement.

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Publish date: 6/17/2022
The Arkansas Council for Military Children's Outreach Committee will meet via video conference at 10 a.m. on June 23, 2022.
Publish date: 6/6/2022
A State Board of Education training will be held at 10 a.m. June 30, 2022, in the Auditorium, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201
Publish date: 6/6/2022
The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 9 a.m. on June 14, 2022, in the DESE Auditorium. This will be an onsite meeting with a virtual option for presenters. Individuals critical to the logistical operations of the meeting will be physically present with limited availability for the public. Individuals are encouraged to watch via live stream. There will be limited access for the public to view via livestream in designated areas within the building.

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