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Arkansas Schools Receive $7.5 Million from Federal Government
posted by: Pamela | June 03, 2011, 08:46 am   


Arkansas Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell announced Thursday the recipients of the latest round of School Improvement Grants. The schools will receive funding to institute strategies for improving educational outcomes.

 
National Center for Education Statistics Releases Annual Report
posted by: Pamela | May 26, 2011, 12:50 pm   

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the data arm of the Department of Education, today released their annual report entitled, The Condition of Education, meant to summarize important developments and trends in education using the latest available state and federal statistics. The congressionally mandated report is considered a snapshot of education trends across the country and is used by policymakers to determine current patterns and understand educational populations.
 
ASTA's Professional Development Training Supports Educators
posted by: Pamela | May 23, 2011, 01:06 pm   


The Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA) recently held a Differentiated Instruction (DI) Training at the Dawson Education Cooperative located in Arkadelphia.

 
Calling a Truce With Your Textbook
posted by: Pamela | May 18, 2011, 03:02 pm   
>> Originally posted by Jill on the AAE Blog:

I may get virtual rotten tomatoes thrown at me by some of you, but I liked the textbook that was issued for my 7th grade classes.  (Dodging an overripe red projectile.)
 
Arkansas State Teachers Association Member Wins Teacher of the Year Award
posted by: Pamela | May 13, 2011, 02:49 pm   


Local educator and long-time member of the Arkansas State Teachers Association, Bonnie Baggett, was named both the Lincoln Junior High School and Bentonville Public Schools Teacher of the Year for 2011.

 
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