Tags Arkansas

Arkansas expands VR for job training program after early success

by Colin Wood

Officials said they plan to expand a program that uses VR technology from Transfr and reach another 4,500 students this year.

New computer science task force to guide Arkansas’ educational offerings

by Colin Wood

A new multidisciplinary group is tasked with giving students "the best computer science education possible.”

Arkansas expands stipend program for computer science teachers

by Betsy Foresman

With the goal of expanding the availability of computer science programs in the state, up to $10,000 will be awarded to computer science teachers.

Want educators to care about data security? 'Speak their language'

by Colin Wood

Arkansas' Ray Girdler tells EdScoop that getting teachers and administrators involved in his state's voluntary training program takes finesse.

Keeping with a national trend, Arkansas boosts computer science enrollment

by Betsy Foresman

The state reports a more than 600 percent increase of high school computer science teachers within the last three years.

Arkansas set to complete historic broadband initiative by August

by Ryan Johnston

The state expects to achieve its long-term goal of installing a high-speed broadband connection in all schools by the beginning of the fall semester.