Nineteen public schools from throughout the state were recently designated as 2011 Exemplary Schools by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Governor Mike Beebe has named Hendrix College political science professor Jay Barth to the state Board of Education.
Kathy Powers, 2011 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, was selected as one of 35 recipients from across the nation for the 2012 Award for Teaching Excellence.
Transparency.Arkansas.gov is a resource for citizens, legislators, news media, scholars, and nonprofit groups who want to know where the state, their city, town, and school district get their money, and how they spend it.
The US Department of Education announced today that Arkansas is one of five more states to be granted flexibility from some long-standing requirements of No Child Left Behind.
Two outstanding Arkansas teachers have been selected as winners of the distinguished Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Commissioner Tom W. Kimbrell announced the appointment of Frank Anthony to serve as superintendent of the Dollarway School District for the remainder of the 2011-2012 school year and the 2012-2013 school year.
The Arkansas Department of Education Federal Programs Unit is announcing the award of $1.23 million in SIG 1003(g) funds.
Four school leaders were recognized before the State Board of Education as "master principals" after completing rigorous professional development and performance evaluations.
The Arkansas Department of Education, Arkansas State Library, and Arkansas Reading Association announce the voting results for the 2012 Charlie May Simon Children’s Book Award and the 2012 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award.