The Office of Communications provides information and resources regarding Arkansas Department of Education operations, events, and programs. The office uses multiple tools, listed below, to inform the public. The office also serves as the first point of contact for the news media.

For more information, please contact:
Kimberly Mundell, Director of Communications
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Communications
Four Capitol Mall, Room 305-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-683-4788

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Publish date: 9/19/2023
Posted by: Communications

The U.S. Department of Education today recognized 353 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2023, including three schools in Arkansas. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups on assessments.

Publish date: 9/8/2023
Posted by: Communications

The State Board of Education will meet at 10:30 a.m. on September 15, 2023, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

Publish date: 8/28/2023
Posted by: Communications

The Arkansas Council for Military Children will meet at 10 a.m. September 7, 2023, at the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Main Office, 1414 W. Main St., Jacksonville, AR 72076. There is also a virtual viewing option for this meeting.

Publish date: 8/11/2023
Posted by: Communications

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 1 p.m. August 15, 2023, and at 9 a.m. August 16-17, 2023, in the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall in Little Rock.

Publish date: 8/4/2023
Posted by: Communications

The State Board of Education will meet at 9 a.m. on August 10, 2023, in the DESE Auditorium.