• New Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner -

    SC3 welcomes Johnny Key as the new Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner.

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  • Indian Ed Webinar -

    Turning Around Low Performing Schools with Significant American Indian Student Populations Webinar to be held on Monday, April 6, 2015.

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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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