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Wed July 17, 2013
Former Education Commissioner To Lead Arkansas Group
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock says a former education commissioner will lead a non-profit group that works to improve math, science and English education in the state.
Former Education Commissioner Kenneth James will take over as president of the Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science starting on Oct. 1.
James replaces Tommie Sue Anthony, who is retiring. T
he Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science is a non-profit group that partners with UALR and public high schools across the state to improve Advanced Placement math, science and English education. James served as education commissioner in Arkansas from 2004 to 2009.