News Releases

News Releases

Arkansas Ranks Fifth in Latest Education Analysis Published by Education Week

01/12/2012

Gov. Beebe announced today that Arkansas's public education system placed fifth nationally in the 2012 Quality Counts analysis by Education Week

Governor's Workforce Cabinet Announces STEM Works Schools

01/11/2012

The Governor's Workforce Cabinet today announces that 15 districts throughout the state and one technical center have been chosen as the first participants in the administration's STEM Works initiative

New National Board Certified Teachers Announced

12/08/2011

ADE announces and congratulates the 312 teachers throughout the state that have attained their national board certification

Monticello Teacher Named Arkansas Teacher of the Year

12/02/2011

Kimberly Kaye Wilson, a visual art teacher at Monticello High School, today received the honor of being named Arkansas Teacher of the Year during a surprise assembly at her school

Arkansas Department of Education Leads U.S. in Progressive Data Development

12/01/2011

Arkansas ranks first among the 50 states in taking action toward expanding data development with the goal of improving education policy throughout the state

Nettleton Teacher Named Arkansas History Teacher of the Year

11/17/2011

ADE announces that Lisa Lacefield of the Nettleton School District has been chosen as the 2011 State History Teacher of the Year for Arkansas

Public Meetings Set for Input on Teacher Evaluation Law, NCLB Waivers

11/02/2011

Arkansas Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell encourages anyone interested in the state's new teacher evaluation law and the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law to attend five public informational meetings throughout the state.

Bryant, Crossett, Greenbriar, Monticello Honored for AP Results

11/01/2011

Four Arkansas school districts have made the College Board's prestigious "AP Honor Roll" for their improvements on Advanced Placement tests.

Interim ADE Assistant Commissioner for Finance Named

10/31/2011

Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell has named Kathleen Crain as the ADE's interim assistant commissioner for the Division of Fiscal and Administrative Services

Professional Assistant of the Year Finalists to be Announced

10/27/2011

The finalists for the 2011 "Professional Assistant of the Year" will be announced Thursday, Nov. 3.

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