News Releases

News Releases

Student Video Contest: Arkansas’s Education for a New Generation

04/07/2014

The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) is hosting a student video contest entitled Arkansas’s Education for a New Generation.

Teacher at eStem Named National Finalist

04/04/2014

Dennis Pevey, a teacher at eStem Public Charter School in Little Rock, was named a national finalist in the Shell Science Lab Challenge.

ADE Considers New Chinese Program

04/03/2014

ADE is considering a new program that utilizes Chinese intern teachers to teach Chinese language and culture enrichment classes at the elementary grade level.

ADE to Host Educator Career Fair April 5

04/03/2014

Current teachers and career changers interested in obtaining a license will have the opportunity to network and learn more about educational opportunities at an upcoming career fair sponsored by the Arkansas Department of Education.

206 Public Schools Honored With Reward Funds

04/02/2014

Being a high performing school not only draws recognition and honor, it also can result in additional funding for educational programs.

2014 School Health Spring Symposium

03/28/2014

The School-Based Health Alliance of Arkansas (SBHAA) and the Arkansas Department of Education are co-sponsoring the School Health Spring Symposium, which will be held April 16, at the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Office.

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.

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