At 10:15 a.m. on February 7, 2013, millions will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut, the largest earthquake drill ever!
Six years after the El Dorado Promise scholarship program was introduced to the students of the El Dorado, Arkansas School District, the program’s impact on student success continues to impress.
Senators Mark L. Pryor and John Boozman announced the names of the two students who have been selected as delegates to the 51st Annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) that will be held March 9 – 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) released two draft accommodations policies for public comment, the reading access accommodation and the calculator use accommodation.
Governor Mike Beebe has put the Inclement Weather Policy into effect for Wednesday to allow state employees an extra two hours to navigate potentially icy roads.
As the cutting edge of technology has moved from getting computers into the classroom to digitizing textbooks to fully and seamlessly integrating technology into pedagogy, the role of superintendents and other district leaders has needed to shift to ensure teachers and students are reaping the benefits.
Achieve, in partnership with College Summit, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), has released a series of action briefs on the role of school counselors, secondary school leaders, and elementary school leaders in the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
Arkansas’s public education system ranks fifth in the nation according to the latest edition of Education Week’s Quality Counts.
Five schools across the state were chosen winners of the 2012 Healthy School Board Award because of their implementation of a variety of changes to enhance health.
Colonel Stan Witt, Director of the Arkansas State Police and Ken Jones, Director of the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training have met by telephone this afternoon to discuss today’s active shooter training exercise which occurred at Greenbrier Public Schools.