The Arkansas Campaign for Grade Level Reading (AR-GLR) is committed to the goal that by 2020, ALL Arkansas children will read at grade-level by the end of third grade. Attend the summit to learn more about the urgency of reading by third grade and to discuss what Arkansas can do now to reach this critical milestone.
While state offices in the Little Rock Metropolitan Area will reopen on Friday, Governor Mike Beebe will put the Inclement Weather Policy into effect to allow state employees an extra two hours to navigate potentially icy roads. Essential personnel should report at their regular times when requested.
With re-frozen roads expected to further deteriorate driving conditions Thursday morning, Governor Mike Beebe has again ordered only essential personnel to report to work at State offices in the Little Rock Metropolitan Area on Thursday. Agency directors and supervisors will decide who those people are and when they will arrive at work.
With hazardous road conditions expected to continue tomorrow after the winter storm moves east, Governor Mike Beebe has ordered only essential personnel to report to work at State offices in the Little Rock Metropolitan Area on Wednesday. Agency directors and supervisors will decide who those people are and when they will arrive at work. Otherwise, state operations in the Little Rock Metro will be closed.
All of us who work in education have broken hearts and are haunted by the tragedy visited on the educators, students, and families of the Newtown Public School District and Sandy Hook Elementary School.
"Today is a day of sadness and grief for everyone who cares for children."
The Arkansas Better Business Bureau Center for Character Ethics announces the Laws of Life Essay Contest open to all students in grades 9 through 12.
Today, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)released a new report connecting vocabulary skills to reading comprehension.
Sonja Williams, an American history teacher at Hall High School in the Little Rock School District, has been named the 2012 Arkansas History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Preserve America.
The Springdale School District and the Southwest Arkansas Education Cooperative have been selected as finalists for the Race to the Top-District competition, the U.S. Department of Education announced Monday.