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Publish date: 7/6/2022
The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. on July 14 and at 9 a.m. on July 15, 2022, in the DESE Auditorium. These will be onsite meetings with a virtual option for presenters. Individuals critical to the logistical operations of the meetings will be physically present with limited availability for the public. Everyone else is encouraged to watch via live stream.
Publish date: 6/17/2022
The Arkansas Council for Military Children's Outreach Committee will meet via video conference at 10 a.m. on June 23, 2022.
Publish date: 6/6/2022
A State Board of Education training will be held at 10 a.m. June 30, 2022, in the Auditorium, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201

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