Arkansas Legislative Black Caucus

Arkansas Education Secretary Jacob Oliva and State Education Board member member Randy Henderson

Arkansas education secretary defends AP African American Studies decision

BY: - August 14, 2023

Arkansas’ top education official on Monday sought to defend the removal of an AP African American Studies class from the state’s approved course list late last week, but anger persisted from education advocates, state lawmakers, students and the NAACP. Education Secretary Jacob Oliva told the Advocate that the class was deleted from the state’s Course […]