Forward Arkansas Blog
Welcome to the Forward Arkansas blog, featuring news about our Forward Communities, programs and advocacy efforts, important and timely updates, and opportunities for you to join us in strengthening and improving public education in Arkansas.
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Last Friday we had the privilege of supporting IMPACT Independence County for their inaugural Education Summit, an all-day session in which all four school districts came to learn from renowned speakers and regroup in basecamp sessions to discuss feasible education...read more
All four community school districts and statewide education leaders participating in Aug. 4 event LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 20, 2017) – IMPACT Independence County, a strategic community plan formed by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Lyon College, the...read more
We must attract, develop and support district leadership, and later hold them accountable for student outcomes.read more
Improving the Teacher Pipeline is also one of our seven Vision Report Key Focus Areas, aiming for all Arkansas schools, especially those in high-need areas, to have access to talented educators.read more
What is it about the number seven that brings out some of our worst state statistics?read more
We’re highlighting some of the recommendations we’ve made alongside ADE to help ensure the best opportunities for Arkansas students.read more
Support Beyond the Classroom is one of our seven Vision Report Key Focus Areas, identifying different ways in which we can help students access the nutritional and health resources needed to come to school ready to learn.read more
Update from Fletcher Education Solutions: The mission of our company, Fletcher Education Solutions, is to help communities, organizations and academic institutions inspire and motivate the people they serve. Graduates of a rural high school, our work in both Crossett...read more
For the first time this year we gathered together representatives from each of our five Forward Communities for the first Forward Thinking Conference, and the agenda was packed full of opportunities to “learn, share and plan.”read more
ForwARd Arkansas today announced a $75,000 gift to the University of Arkansas for students pursuing a secondary teaching license in the computer science field.read more