News Releases

News Releases

Expanding Broadband Service to Schools

03/14/2014

Governor Mike Beebe and the Arkansas General Assembly have approved a $5 million (see new video) matching-grant program to help districts improve Internet connectivity.

Data Center Training Video Available

03/14/2014

The Arkansas Department of Education held a training session for themedia March 12, 2014. The session provided an overview of how to access informationon the ADE Data Center.

Understanding the PARCC Field Tests

03/10/2014

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) states are developing high-quality, computer-based tests in reading, writing and mathematics, aligned to rigorous standards designed to prepare students for success in college and careers.

Data Center Training For Media Moved to ADE Auditorium

03/07/2014

The Arkansas Department of Education has received a lot of interest from the media regarding the training on how to access information on the ADE DataCenter.

21st CCLC Grant Applications Being Accepted

03/06/2014

2014-2015 grant applications for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers are currently being accepted.

McKinney-Vento Conference Set for April

03/06/2014

The Arkansas Department of Education, McKinney-Vento program, will be hosting the annual Southern Region McKinney-Vento Conference April 28 to 30 at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock.

Arkansas State Offices to Reopen at Noon on Tuesday

03/03/2014

With low temperatures forecast to be in the teens overnight and roads expected to remain icy, Governor Mike Beebe has ordered State offices in the Little Rock Metropolitan Area to re-open at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4, under the Inclement Weather Policy.

Math and Science Teacher Training Available This Summer

02/24/2014

The National Math and Science Initiative Teacher Training (formerly known as Laying the Foundation) will be available at three Arkansas locations this summer.

School Health Spring Symposium Scheduled for April 16

02/24/2014

The School-Based Health Alliance of Arkansas will host the School Health Spring Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 16 at the UALR Cooperative Extension Service in Little Rock.

Jonesboro Teacher Receives 2013 Milken Educator Award

02/20/2014

When Erin Hodges went to work this morning, she had no idea she would go home with a $25,000 check and the honor of being named one of the best teachers in the state.

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