Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Key Selected As New Commissioner of Education

03/25/2015

Former Sen. Johnny Key has been named the next commissioner of the Arkansas Department of Education.

Media Advisory - Special State Board of Education Meeting

03/20/2015

A Special State Board of Education Meeting will be held March 25, 2015.

Media Advisory - Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities

03/19/2015

The Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities will meet March 25.

Arkansas Leadership Academy Names New Master Principal

03/13/2015

Cindy Dewey, having achieved the status of Master School Principal, was recognized at the Arkansas State Board of Education meeting today.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting Cancelled

03/12/2015

The Charter Authorizing Panel meeting scheduled for March 18 has been cancelled.

Media Advisory - Meeting of the State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children

03/04/2015

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet March 16.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings and Committee Meetings

03/04/2015

The State Board of Education as well as SBE Committees will meet March 12 and 13.

Little Rock Teacher Named 2014-2015 Milken Educator

02/26/2015

Carman McBride was named a 2014-2015 Milken Educator today at a surprise event at Don R. Roberts Elementary School.

Air Force Association of Arkansas Accepting Nominations for Teacher of the Year

02/12/2015

The Air Force Association of Arkansas is accepting nominations for Teacher of the Year. The program recognizes teachers for their efforts to encourage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

02/12/2015

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet on February 18.

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