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During a press conference on Tuesday, Governor Asa Hutchinson, in conjunction with the Arkansas Department of Health, announced changes to the COVID-19 Protocol for K-12 schools.

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ACT scores released last week for Arkansas’ 2021 graduating class held steady compared to results from 2020, said the Arkansas Department of Education.

The Arkansas Department of Education’s Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), and Arkansas State University's Childhood Services and its sponsored initiative, the Arkansas Out of School Network, have awarded $5.2 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) ESSER III grant funding t…

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division is accepting applications for the 2021 Shade Trees on Playgrounds (STOP) program through October 8.

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(An earlier version of this article has been updated to reflect that Magnlia School Superintendent John Ward wants parents to considering having children ages 5-12 wear masks. The earlier article said students in grades 5-12 should be encouraged to wear masks).

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Parents preparing children to return to face-to-face class after a year of pandemic-induced remote learning will need to be ready to deal with uncertainty, said Brittney Schrick, assistant professor and extension family life specialist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Superintendent Doug Worley and OECC Manager Mark Cayce join members of the Hampton School and OECC boards, Michael Henderson (TPI) in flipping the switch for the Hampton School District’s solar array.