AR Dept. of Education and State Ed Commissioner Hold News Conference on Stakeholder Engagement
August 25, 2016
The Arkansas Department of Education and State Education Commissioner Johnny Key held a news conference last week announcing more opportunities for stakeholders to engage in the process of creating Arkansas’ new accountability system under ESSA. The ADE will begin their listening tour in September (click here for the ten dates) and has created an ESSA Steering Committee. The state has indicated that it will submit a plan to the Dept. of Education for review during the July timeframe.