• SC3 Project Update (April 2014) -
  • C3/SC3 Second Annual Regional Advisory Boards Meeting -

    The C3/SC3 Second Annual Regional Advisory Boards Meeting will be on August 7-8, 2014, in St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Valuing Equity and Diversity: Considerations to Close Achievements Gaps -

    C3 and SC3 at the University of Oklahoma are hosting a one-and-a-half day seminar on Valuing Equity and Diversity on Tuesday, October 21 and Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

  • SC3 KnowledgeBases Presentation at OSDE 2014 Vision 2020 Conference -

    SC3 will present on its KnowledgeBases at the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) 2014 Vision 2020 Conference at the Cox Convention Center, in Oklahoma City on July 17, 2014.

  • OSDE Online Curriculum Resources -

    OSDE Online Curriculum Resource Press Conference on July 11, 2014.


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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