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04/18/2014 Bruick-Jones Named Assistant Commissioner of Learning Services

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Deborah Bruick-Jones as the assistant commissioner of Learning Services.

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04/17/2014 MDC Trainings to Begin in May

Mathematics Design Collaborative sessions that will focus on coaching components will be held around the state beginning in May.

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04/14/2014 Two Public Schools to Receive School Improvement Funds

Two priority schools will receive approximately $6 million in federal School Improvement Grant funds.

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04/11/2014 Governor Beebe Addresses Rewarding Educational Excellence

As part of our ongoing quest to improve educational outcomes, the State of Arkansas now provides financial awards to public schools for academic achievement, academic growth and high graduation rates.

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04/10/2014 Arkansas Administrators Support Common Core State Standards

The Arkansas Association of Curriculum and Instruction Administrators (AACIA) and the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators (AAEA) supports the implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

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04/07/2014 Student Video Contest: Arkansas’s Education for a New Generation

The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) is hosting a student video contest entitled Arkansas’s Education for a New Generation.

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04/04/2014 Teacher at eStem Named National Finalist

Dennis Pevey, a teacher at eStem Public Charter School in Little Rock, was named a national finalist in the Shell Science Lab Challenge.

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04/03/2014 ADE Considers New Chinese Program

ADE is considering a new program that utilizes Chinese intern teachers to teach Chinese language and culture enrichment classes at the elementary grade level.

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