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As a state chapter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA) is a statewide non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.



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ASTA Comments to State Deptartment of Education Re: Student Assignment Load

February 3, 2016

RE: ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

RULES GOVERNING STANDARDS FOR ACCREDITATION OF ARKANSAS

PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS: 10.02 CLASS SIZE AND TEACHING LOAD


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2016 National Member Survey Released

 

Today, ASTA’s national partner, the Association of American Educators released its 2016 National Membership Survey on the nation’s most pressing education issues. We're proud to showcase Arkansas member views alongside those of teachers across the nation, and to share our findings with policymakers and stakeholders on all levels.

 

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New Partnership Announced between the Arkansas State Teachers Association and the Lewis Automotive Group


Little Rock, AR – The Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA) and Lewis Automotive Group are proud to announce a new partnership to support Northwest Arkansas’s talented educators. ASTA, the state’s premier professional association for educators, currently spearheads a state-wide Teacher Scholarship and Classroom Grant Program designed to provide worthy teachers with $500 awards to advance their professionalism. This new partnership with Lewis Automotive Group will invest an additional $5,500 into the program for educators in Benton, Madison, and Washington counties.

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