• Third Annual SC3 Regional Advisory Board Meeting -

    Third Annual SC3 Regional Advisory Board Meeting Cultivating Equity and Inclusion in a Diverse Educational World

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  • SC3 Project Update (May 2015) -

    SC3 Support for State Educator Equity Plans:  The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced the launch of the Excellent Educators for All Initiative in July 2014 to foster the recruitment and retention of quality educators in high-poverty, minority, rural, and urban school districts.  The Initiative calls for state education agencies (SEAs) along with district leadership, school leadership, teachers, parents, and community stakeholders to develop statewide educator equity plans by June 2015.

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  • SC3 Project Update (May 2015) -

    Fifth Annual Indistar Summit Update: The South Central Comprehensive Center (SC3) at the University of Oklahoma and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) co-hosted the fifth annual Indistar Summit, sponsored by the Center on Innovations in Learning (CIL) on March 16-18, 2015, in Rogers, Arkansas.

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  • Joint Center Planning Meeting -

    The Central and South Central Comprehensive Centers will be co-hosting the Joint Center Planning Meeting for Year 4 on August 4-5, 2015, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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The South Central Comprehensive Center (SC3) is part of a national network of centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to support the improvement of educational outcomes. The state portals below provide information about the Center's work in each state along with state education-related data, technical assistance contacts, and the membership of the State Coordinating Council.

SC3 Region

ArkansasLouisianaNew MexicoOklahoma

Focus on American Indian Education

The American Indian Education portal provides information about the Center's work in Indian education. The portal includes information about ongoing technical assistance work, related resources on this site, links to relevant state information, and other resources.

Visit the American Indian Education portal.



Priority Reform Initiatives

The U.S. Department of Education has established a series of reform initiatives the Comprehensive Centers are charged with supporting through assistance to the state departments of education. SC3 has created portals dedicated to each specific priority reform initiative with information about the ongoing technical assistance work with each state, related resources on this site, links to relevant state information, and other resources.

College & Career ReadyHighly Effective Teachers & LeadersLow Performing SchoolsEarly LearningRigorous Instructional PathwaysInnovative Approaches to Teaching and LearningData-based Decision-making
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