Primary and Secondary Education
Quality Education for Children of Service Members
Arkansas Department of Education
The Arkansas Department of Education provides specific resources for military families and veterans, including access to military education coordinators who have specialized knowledge regarding the education needs of children in military families.
Learn to Code
Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Computer Science Initiative has received national attention for mandating coding education in public schools. In 2015, Arkansas became the first state to require all public and charter high schools to provide courses in computer science, an effort that gives students the ability to compete for technology jobs in the state.
In 2019, Act 939 went into effect that removes barriers to educational success that may be experienced by children of military families due to frequent moves and deployment of their parents by: