News Releases

News Releases

Gov. Beebe Addresses Keeping Pace with Global Competition

04/25/2014

The United States is a country built by exceptional achievements and a drive to always set the bar higher.

2014 Charlie May Simon and Arkansas Diamond Book Award Winners

04/22/2014

The ADE, the Arkansas State Library, and the Arkansas Reading Association are pleased to announce the results of the voting for the 2014 Charlie May Simon Children’s Book Award and the 2014 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award.

Bruick-Jones Named Assistant Commissioner of Learning Services

04/18/2014

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Deborah Bruick-Jones as the assistant commissioner of Learning Services.

MDC Trainings to Begin in May

04/17/2014

Mathematics Design Collaborative sessions that will focus on coaching components will be held around the state beginning in May.

Two Public Schools to Receive School Improvement Funds

04/14/2014

Two priority schools will receive approximately $6 million in federal School Improvement Grant funds.

Governor Beebe Addresses Rewarding Educational Excellence

04/11/2014

As part of our ongoing quest to improve educational outcomes, the State of Arkansas now provides financial awards to public schools for academic achievement, academic growth and high graduation rates.

Arkansas Administrators Support Common Core State Standards

04/10/2014

The Arkansas Association of Curriculum and Instruction Administrators (AACIA) and the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators (AAEA) supports the implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

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.

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