The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) announced the formation of a new non-profit organization to oversee the development of its next generation assessments.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today announced a new planning tool and guidance for schools and districts that will help them get ready for new, 21st century assessments in the 2014-2015 school year.
Registration is now open for the 2013 Educators Career Fair. Hosted by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), the event will be held from 9:00 am to noon on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the Metroplex /Team Summit Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road in Little Rock.
El Dorado Promise, Inc. announces its intention to broaden student eligibility for the El Dorado Promise Scholarship program.
Arkansas alternative learning environment (ALE) programs and their student achievement gains were recognized during a special awards ceremony held Tuesday, February 26, 2013, in the Governor’s Conference Room at the State Capitol in Little Rock.
Today, as education leaders from across the country gather at the Grad Nation Summit in Washington, D.C., we are pleased to announce a new collaboration between our agencies: School Turnaround AmeriCorps.
In an effort to encourage Arkansas families to read together, U.S. Senator Mark Pryor today announced that he will participate in the National Education Association’s 16th Annual Read Across America Day.
Recently, Texarkana Arkansas School District’s Board of Education announced the new superintendent for TASD. After interviewing three candidates recommend by the McPherson and Jacobson LLC search firm, Becky Kesler was named Superintendent of Schools.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) recently released for public comment a draft policy that proposes accommodations for students with disabilities who need assistance expressing themselves in writing or typing on a computer.
ADE is pleased to announce the publication of the Arkansas Digital Learning Showcase in iTunes U. We asked Arkansas teachers to share some examples of using technology to create a dynamic learning environment.