News Releases

News Releases

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.

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.

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