United States Department of Agriculture extends meal service at no cost to students through June 30, 2021. For details: http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4566
16 days ago, The AAEA
Governor Hutchinson will provide an update to media this Tuesday afternoon from Hope at 1:30 regarding Arkansas’ COVID-19 response. The news conference will be live-streamed here: https://www.youtube.com/c/GovernorAsaHutchinson/live
18 days ago, The AAEA
In its Monday COVID-19 update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 654 new cases; 7,839 active cases; 608 hospitalized, which is up 32 from Sunday; 104 on ventilators, which is up 5 from Sunday; deaths added today, 17, for a total of 1,586.
19 days ago, The AAEA
DESE in collaboration with the ADH, has selected four schools to each receive $542,000 over a five-year period to implement School-Based Health Centers. Congrats to Darby JHS in Fort Smith, Fountain Lake ES, Jessieville ES, and Sheridan HS!
19 days ago, The AAEA
In its Thursday update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 1,265 new COVID-19 cases; 547 hospitalized, which is up 9 from Wednesday; 103 on ventilators, which is up 5 from Wednesday; deaths added today, 21, for a total of 1,503.
23 days ago, The AAEA
To help districts re-engage students during the pandemic, the ADE is partnering with the state’s ERZs and Graduation Alliance to launch the ENGAGE Arkansas attendance and re-engagement initiative. For details: http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4559
24 days ago, The AAEA
The CARES Act Steering Committee, created by Governor Hutchinson to recommend the best use of federal COVID-19 aid, will meet virtually at 3:30 p.m. today. This meeting will be live streamed here: https://www.youtube.com/c/GovernorAsaHutchinson/live
24 days ago, The AAEA
Governor Hutchinson will provide an update to media this Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 regarding Arkansas’ COVID-19 response. The news conference will be live-streamed here: https://www.youtube.com/c/GovernorAsaHutchinson/live
25 days ago, The AAEA
In its Monday update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 417 new cases; 6,922 active cases; 524 hospitalized, which is up 15 from Sunday; 93 on ventilators, which is up 4 from Sunday; deaths added today, 22, for a total of 1,447.
26 days ago, The AAEA
The Joint Education Committee meets this afternoon at 1:30. Here's a link to the agenda. and the webcast. https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/
26 days ago, The AAEA
DESE releases information for Credit by Demonstrated Mastery Plan Submission including a plan template, guidelines, and rules. Details: http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4558
26 days ago, The AAEA
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. To celebrate, DESE is hosting two events. Details: http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4553
26 days ago, The AAEA
The Division of Educator Effectiveness and Licensure announces a new support webpage for virtual educators. For details: http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4557
26 days ago, The AAEA
High Reliability School Survey (Level 1, 2, and 3) available October 6th through October 23rd. For details: http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4551
27 days ago, The AAEA
DESE releases details and application process for the T-Mobile Project 10Million to reduce internet barriers in homes that impact education. http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4552
27 days ago, The AAEA
DESE has released guidance on the "Utilization of COVID-19 Ready for Learning Class Size Waiver for Virtual Instructional." For details: http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4548
29 days ago, The AAEA
In its Thursday COVID-19 update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 1,124 new cases; 7,244 active cases; 485 hospitalized, which is down 5 from Wednesday; 92 on ventilators, which is down 1 from Wednesday; deaths added today, 15, for a total of 1,384.
29 days ago, The AAEA
In its report submitted to Governor Hutchinson today, the AR Computer Science and Cybersecurity Task Force recommends the state add a requirement for a computer-science credit in order to graduate from high school. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRthOezhT6Y
30 days ago, The AAEA
Governor Hutchinson will hold a news conference at 10 a.m. today to release the Arkansas Computer Science and Cybersecurity Task Force Report. The news conference will be live-streamed here: https://www.youtube.com/c/GovernorAsaHutchinson/live
30 days ago, The AAEA