Watch the Arkansas Digital Learning Day celebration live May 21!
New CCSS Video
Arkansas Teacher of the Year Highlights CCSS in the Classroom
Enter & Win!
Get the details on the NEW Common Core video contest for schools! Deadline May 7.
Watch the Video of Governor Beebe Honoring 4 Reward Schools in Searcy.
Read Commissioner's Memo COM-14-052 for information on School Choice deadlines, forms and more.
Watch a New Video about the Arkansas Professional Pathway to Educator Licensure (APPEL).
Dr. Tom KimbrellCommissioner of Education
"We can help our children be ready for college, for careers and to take on the world. All we need is a common value, a common strength, a common determination — a Common Core."
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.read more >
Mathematics Design Collaborative sessions that will focus on coaching components will be held around the state beginning in May.read more >
Two priority schools will receive approximately $6 million in federal School Improvement Grant funds.read more >
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.read more >
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).read more >
The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) is hosting a student video contest entitled Arkansas’s Education for a New Generation.read more >
Dennis Pevey, a teacher at eStem Public Charter School in Little Rock, was named a national finalist in the Shell Science Lab Challenge.read more >
ADE is considering a new program that utilizes Chinese intern teachers to teach Chinese language and culture enrichment classes at the elementary grade level.read more >
Calendar of Events
Window for English Language Development Assessment for limited English proficient students K-12read more >
Southern Region McKinney-Vento Conferenceread more >
End of Course Biology Examread more >
Deadline for College and Career Readiness Planning Program (CCRPP) applicationread more >
Deadline for Student Video Contest: Arkansas’s Education for a New Generationread more >
SBE May Meetingsread more >
End of Course Algebra I Examread more >
Charter Authorizing Panel Meetingread more >