Newsroom Archive 2019

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Government Transformation Brings Changes to Agency

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s plan to reduce the size and redundancies of state government, taking effect July 1, 2019, will affect the administrative structure of the Department of Career Education....

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Arkansas Career Training Institute Converting To Non-Residential Model

​HOT SPRINGS – Arkansas Rehabilitation Services (ARS) announced today that the Arkansas Career Training Institute (ACTI) in Hot Springs is converting to a non-residential model to better serve Arkansans with disabilities. ....

Top 25 GED Earners

Top 25 Arkansas GED® Earners Recognized at the Capitol

LITTLE ROCK - From immigrants to inmates, teenagers who have yet to start a career to those in midlife or mid-career, GED® high school equivalency test highest scorers celebrated at the State’s Capitol ....

Deaf History Month

Arkansas Celebrates the Deaf Community at State Capitol

LITTLE ROCK - Celebrating the contribution of the hard of hearing and deaf communities is the foundation of Deaf History Month, March 13 through April 15. The month commemorates the history and promotes....

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iCAN Brings Assistive Technology to All of Arkansas with New Van

LITTLE ROCK - Access to potentially life-changing equipment and services just got easier for Arkansans living in remote areas. Through the hard work of the dedicated staff of the Increasing Capabilities Access Network....

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OSD Grant Helps Fund ASU-Beebe Diesel Technology Program

BEEBE - The Diesel Technology Program at Arkansas State University (ASU) Beebe on the Searcy campus, together with industry partners are graduating career-ready, highly trained mechanics that are in demand ....

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Crossett High School Partners with ARS to Launch OWL Program

CROSSETT - The community of Crossett supports the initiatives of high school students with disabilities and contributes to their independence and success. In partnership with Arkansas Rehabilitation Services....

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Arkansas Represented at National Championship

MONTICELLO - Students from Monticello placed 12th in the nation during the 2018 Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge Dual National Championship at Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) in Las Vegas. ....

Charnette Freeman

Project SEARCH® Graduate Gives Back To Community Through Work

FORREST CITY - Charnette Freeman said she loves going to work every day and the children she works with love having her there as well. Freeman applied for Project SEARCH® Arkansas in the fall of 2015. Project....