Tags Arkansas

Arkansas expands VR for job training program after early success

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

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 • 3 years ago

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 • 3 years ago

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 • 3 years ago

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 • 4 years ago

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 • 5 years ago

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.