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ADE launches B.U.S. Awareness campaign for the 2014 school year.
Read Commissioner's Memo COM-14-052 for information on School Choice deadlines, forms and more.
Findings support equity and access for all kids.
Watch the video to learn more about the new professional development rule!
The ADE Dyslexia Resource Guide is available.
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."
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 >
The State Board of Education approved Tony Wood as the Arkansas Department of Education commissioner at its meeting today.read more >
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.read more >
Three school districts recently received state funding to implement School Based Health Centers.read more >
Calendar of Events
2014 - 2015 Testing Calendarread more >
SBE September Meetingsread more >
SBE October Meetingsread more >
AR Commission on Closing the Achievement Gap October Meetingread more >
SBE November Meetingsread more >
SBE December Meetingsread more >