"All Arkansas students deserve an education that prepares them for college and careers. Access to a college and career ready education shouldn't be determined by a student's ZIP code. That's where Common Core comes in."
— Arkansas Education Commissioner
Dr. Tom W. Kimbrell
Welcome to the Arkansas Department of Education Common Core Home Page. The strategic plan, videos, documents, and resources will be updated as needed. Please note the posting/revision date for the most current information.
Dr. Megan Witonski and Melody Morgan from the Arkansas Department of Education give guidance on the Next Generation Assessments.
November 25, 2013
Dr. Tom Kimbrell, Commissioner of Education, delivers his back-to-school address for the 2013 - 2014 school year. This video is available to be shared with educators, community members, parents and students and sets the stage for the work in education in Arkansas.
This institute will focus on the process for developing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students with disabilities based on the Common Core State Standards.
July 9, 2013
Arkansas Department of Education will engage educators in discussions about math course offerings for 2013 – 2014 and beyond.
June 7, 2013