Fifteen Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional Finalists honored at special ceremony at Capitol.
My Child/My Student
A new campaign focused on encouraging parental communication.
Read Commissioner's Memo COM-14-052 for information on School Choice deadlines, forms and more.
Findings support equity and access for all kids.
2014 Data Conference
ADE receives plaque during 2014 Data Conference
Tony WoodCommissioner of Education
"We stand committed to providing a quality public school education to ensure all Arkansas students are ready for college and careers."
Four exemplary teachers were named 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year State Finalists at a ceremony with Gov. Mike Beebe today at the Capitol.read more >
A student's academic success largely depends on positive, ongoing communication between a parent and teacher. To encourage productive conversations, the Arkansas Department of Education announces the My Child/My Student campaign. The campaign is a joint effort between ADE, the State Board of Education, and public education advocacy and support groups around the state.read more >
Fifteen outstanding teachers from around the state have been selected as 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional Finalists. Gov. Mike Beebe will recognize them at a ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. Sept. 16 in the Old Supreme Court Room at the Capitol. The top four finalists will be announced at the event.read more >
Arkansas high school graduates performed better on the ACT in 2014, with scores advancing in multiple areas. These scores are reflective of the last ACT exam taken by 2014 seniors.read more >
The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that 21 new schools/districts were selected to receive 21st Century Community Learning Center grants to establish before- and after-school programs for youth, families and communities.read more >
The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday voted to establish a strategic partnership with the state’s two leading foundations committed to increasing educational attainment.read more >
B.U.S. (Be aware. U stay alert. So kids don’t get hurt) Awareness is the theme for this year’s school bus safety awareness effort, which began today and will continue through Aug. 29.read more >
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).read more >
Calendar of Events
2014 - 2015 Testing Calendarread more >
SBE October Meetingsread more >
AR Commission on Closing the Achievement Gap October Meetingread more >
SBE November Meetingsread more >
SBE December Meetingsread more >