A bill that would permit DACA recipients to obtain a teaching license in Arkansas has been approved by the House Education Committee.
A new report is offering recommendations for diversifying the state’s educator workforce in order to better reflect the diversity of students.
Senate Bill 314, legislation that aimed to restore local control to the Little Rock School District, failed in committee yesterday.
A private donation is helping support 500 Little Rock students who can attend the virtual HBCU Awareness Foundation College Fair for free.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is awarding more than $650,000 in grants to eight HBCUs including Philander Smith College.
A bill aiming to ban the teaching of the 1619 Project curriculum in public schools has failed in committee.
UAPB has received $50,000 to establish a scholarship in honor of Detective Kevin D. Collins who will killed in the line of duty.
The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting inequities in education the existing long before the public health crisis arrived in Arkansas.
Lawmakers have filed education bills ranging from requiring Holocaust education to prohibiting the use of the 1619 Project curriculum.
The Washington County Community Remembrance Project is hosting a virtual workshop for students participating in its racial justice essay contest.
Arkansas teachers are continuing to learn new platforms and adapt to teaching remotely amid the pandemic.
Henry Torres has been named Arkansas State University’s first vice president for information technology and chief information officer.
John Blue will become the first director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Jan. 19, 2021.
Johnny M. Moore has been named as the new chancellor of ASU-Newport. He previously served as president and CEO of Philander Smith College.
The percentage of African American students taking a high school computer science class in Arkansas has exceeded the general high school population of students for the first time.