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Division of Elementary and Secondary Education - Research and Technology

Tools and Support for Educators

The Division of Research & Technology uses technology to enhance the quality of education for Arkansas' teachers, students, parents, and other educational stakeholders by providing timely and accurate information using high-quality data and tools that are easy to use, powerful, cost-effective and readily accessible.


The Research & Technology team works diligently to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of educational data. The division provides numerous tools and applications for educators, policymakers, state and federal governmental agencies, researchers and the public.

Units in the Division of Research & Technology

The Division of Research & Technology is divided into two units:

* APSCN - Student Management System (eSchool)
* Technology Initiatives and Resources: Data Security and Privacy, My School Info, studentGPS, triand, ASIS, Arkasnas Digital Sandbox, Arkansas Digital Locker, Online Media Initiatives, and more.

Checkout a few of our initiatives and the work we are doing at:

For more information, please contact:

Don Benton, Assistant Commissioner of Research and Technology

Arkansas Department of Education

Division of Elementary and Secondary Education

Five Main Place, 423 Main Street

Little Rock, AR 72201

Phone: 501-682-3680


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