News Releases

News Releases

Two Public Schools to Receive School Improvement Funds

04/14/2014

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

Governor Beebe Addresses Rewarding Educational Excellence

04/11/2014

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.

Arkansas Administrators Support Common Core State Standards

04/10/2014

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).

Student Video Contest: Arkansas’s Education for a New Generation

04/07/2014

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

Teacher at eStem Named National Finalist

04/04/2014

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

ADE Considers New Chinese Program

04/03/2014

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

ADE to Host Educator Career Fair April 5

04/03/2014

Current teachers and career changers interested in obtaining a license will have the opportunity to network and learn more about educational opportunities at an upcoming career fair sponsored by the Arkansas Department of Education.

206 Public Schools Honored With Reward Funds

04/02/2014

Being a high performing school not only draws recognition and honor, it also can result in additional funding for educational programs.

2014 School Health Spring Symposium

03/28/2014

The School-Based Health Alliance of Arkansas (SBHAA) and the Arkansas Department of Education are co-sponsoring the School Health Spring Symposium, which will be held April 16, at the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Office.

Expanding Broadband Service to Schools

03/14/2014

Governor Mike Beebe and the Arkansas General Assembly have approved a $5 million (see new video) matching-grant program to help districts improve Internet connectivity.

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