Snow delays office opening til 10

February 8, 2010

State offices will open two hours late today. We are awaiting word on plans for today’s State Board meeting. We will post here as soon as a decision is made.


JAG program recognized Monday

February 5, 2010

The Arkansas Department for Career Education announced today that Governor Mike Beebe and Martin Luther King, III, are among the guest speakers slated to address the Jobs for Arkansas’s Graduates (JAG) Student Leadership Conference, which will be held Feb. 8-9 at the C.A. Vines 4-H Center in Ferndale. Approximately 200 students from across the state […]


ARRA refresher delivered via CIV

February 4, 2010

ADE staffers Heather Gage, Bill Goff and Patty Martin met with school district personnel via compressed inter-active video this morning to share updates and also bring up some reminders regarding the process for spending funds and reporting expenditures under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The PowerPoint they presented stressed the fact that ARRA Title […]


Dr. Kimbrell shares the latest from ADE

February 3, 2010

In his latest video address, Education Commissioner Tom W. Kimbrell talks about the recent good news concerning Arkansas’s education data system as well as the remediation report released by the Arkansas Department of Education last month. Posted by JJT.


State Board meets Monday

February 2, 2010

The February meeting of the Arkansas State Board of Education will start at 9 a.m. Monday, February 8, in the Auditorium at the Arkansas Department of Education. The agenda is now online. Posted by JJT.