Tagged: arkansas education association

Computer Courses Measure Puts Arkansas at Forefront of Expanding Coding Opportunities

by Sean Beherec 5/11/2015 12:00 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson drew the attention of educators and the tech industry when he ushered a bill through the Legislature requiring all high schools in the state to offer a computer science course.

Video: Clarksville School District Arms 20 Teachers, Staff

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/30/2013 7:18 am

More than 20 teachers, administrators and other school employees in Clarksville will carry concealed weapons throughout the school day, making use of a little-known Arkansas law that allows licensed, armed security guards on campus.

Tom Kimbrell, Education Groups Line Up to Oppose Charter Legislation

by Associated Press 1/30/2013 2:54 pm

The state's top schools official and a coalition of education advocates are urging Arkansas lawmakers to reject legislation that would create an independent state commission to consider charter school applications.

School of Thought: Green Schools Challenge Grooms a New Generation of Sustainable Thinkers

by Amanda Hoelzeman 2/22/2012 5:00 pm

There’s an educational movement going on in schools around Arkansas, and it’s about more than just reading, writing and arithmetic. In addition to the core curriculum, students are being taught ways to become more eco-conscious, responsible stewards of the earth.

The Western Philosophy of Steve Landers

by Samuel G. Smith 9/29/2011 12:00 am

Steve Landers is the honoree of this year’s 16th Annual Arkansas Children’s Award Dinner, an event held to honor outstanding supporters of youth welfare in the state.