Arkansas

State Plan Submissions and Drafts

Since April 3, a number of states have submitted their ESSA implementation plans to the U.S. Dept. of Education. Here’s a compiled list of the state plan submissions and the most recent draft versions states have released so far. Submitted Plans   Arizona: Submitted Plan (1/09/17) Colorado: Submitted...

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AR Dept. of Education Continues Stakeholder Meetings

As part of its ongoing stakeholder meetings, the Arkansas Dept. of Education “will study the feedback, find points of consensus and work to narrow the focus into criteria that can be measured.” A draft of the state’s plan is expected to be ready for public...

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State Leaders Assemble Stakeholder Group

The State Board of Education and Education Commissioner Johnny Key assembled a stakeholder group to help select a consultant that will work to increase collaboration and coordination among traditional public schools and charter schools. One of their first tasks will be to define a “high-quality school,” which...

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