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'Arkansans Ask' to discuss education in the state April 19 on AETN

Posted 13 Apr 2018

"Arkansans Ask: Education" will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m.

Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key and other experts will discuss the Every Student Succeeds Act, including an overview of ESSA, the importance of stakeholder engagement and how support is being provided to educators and districts around the state.

Viewers may submit questions and comments during the live broadcast at 800-662-2386, or on Twitter with #ARAsk.

Panelists include: Johnny Key, Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner; Dr. Jeremy Owoh, Assistant Commissioner for Educator Effectiveness and Licensure; Courtney Cochran, 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year; Dr. Bryan Duffie, Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Superintendent. Veteran journalist Steve Barnes will host.

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