Encouraging highly motivated and energetic individuals to consider a career in the teaching profession is the focus of a special event sponsored by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Zsuzsanna Diamond went to school today thinking it was just another day. She was in for a surprise. Shortly after lunch, Governor Mike Beebe, Dr. Tom Kimbrell, Commissioner of Education, and Dr. Gary Stark of the Milken Family Foundation, greeted her in the cafeteria of Otter Creek Elementary.
Each year, Arkansas recognizes a Teacher of the Year. And today, four teachers learned they are state finalists for the coveted state title.
Brenda Gullett, a member of the Arkansas State Board of Education, was re-elected to the board of directors of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE).
Last year Clinton Primary, an elementary school in the Hope District, was in their fourth year of No Child Left Behind’s school improvement. No one wanted a fifth year.
If you are a high school student interested in pursuing a degree in art, be sure to attend the Arkansas Educational Television Network Portfolio Day 2012 on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 350 S. Donaghey Ave. in Conway.
Fouke Elementary School in Southwest Arkansas has received national attention recently for reducing the obesity rates of its students by nine percent at a time when childhood obesity rates are increasing in most of the nation.
With this year’s competition barely completed, plans are already underway for the 2013 Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase.
More than 40 Arkansas and regional high schools will bring students, teachers, mentors, sponsors and family members together to participate in Arkansas’ inaugural FIRST® Robotics Competition.
The My Voice™ National Student Mock Election gives students across the country the opportunity to cast their votes for candidates in both the federal and state elections, and to talk about the issues they care about this fall and beyond.