"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.
There are currently no upcoming events scheduled.
This Common Core Promotional Video demonstrates how the CCSS strive to help our students become college and career ready.
June 23, 2014
ADE will provide information about the application process for LDC and MDC professional development and technical assistance.
March 6, 2014 9:00 AM
The PARCC assessment was developed using Universal Design principles. This LIVE presentation will give a high-level overview of Universal Design and how it informs the PARCC assessment. PARCC has released sample interactive items and student tutorials.
January 31, 2014
This webinar training presented by the Arkansas Department of Education, Department of Information Systems, and the Arkansas Public School Computer Network (APSCN) LAN provides information on generating the necessary student level COGNOS reports on the randomly selected classrooms that will be participating in the PARCC Field Test this spring.
January 10, 2014
The Arkansas Department of Education Office of Student Assessment presenteds an overview of the National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) pilot for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
December 22, 2013