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Education News

07/03/2014 U.S. Department of Education Approves Extensions for States Granted Flexibility from No Child Left Behind

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that six states - Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, South Dakota and Virginia - have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

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06/12/2014 Tony Wood Selected as Commissioner

The State Board of Education approved Tony Wood as the Arkansas Department of Education commissioner at its meeting today.

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05/28/2014 Chicot Primary School Wins Student Video Contest

The Arkansas Department of Education announced that Chicot Primary School in the Little Rock School District won the Education for a New Generation Student Video Contest.

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05/27/2014 Three Districts Awarded Funds for Health Centers

Three school districts recently received state funding to implement School Based Health Centers.

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05/20/2014 Pfeffer Named ADE Assistant Commissioner

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell is pleased to announce that Ivy Pfeffer has been selected as the assistant commissioner for Human Resources, Educator Effectiveness and Licensure.

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05/20/2014 Barnes Named ADE Assistant Commissioner

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell is pleased to announce that Annette Barnes has been selected as the assistant commissioner for Public School Accountability.

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05/20/2014 Saunders Named ADE Assistant Commissioner

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell is pleased to announce that Dr. Eric Saunders has been selected as the assistant commissioner for Fiscal and Administrative Services.

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05/20/2014 Hernandez Named ADE Deputy Commissioner

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell is pleased to announce that Mike Hernandez has been selected as deputy commissioner.

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Calendar of Events

08/14/2014-08/15/2014 State Board of Education

SBE August Meetings

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09/11/2014-09/12/2014 State Board of Education

SBE September Meetings

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10/09/2014-10/10/2014 State Board of Education

SBE October Meetings

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11/13/2014-11/14/2014 State Board of Education

SBE November Meetings

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12/11/2014-12/12/2014 State Board of Education

SBE December Meetings

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