Arkansas expands VR for job training program after early success
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
A new multidisciplinary group is tasked with giving students "the best computer science education possible.”
Arkansas expands stipend program for computer science teachers
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'
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
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
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.