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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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
Read more about the formation of ForwARd Arkansas and its mission to improve education in Arkansas.read more
We know that quality pre-K matters, but what constitutes a high-quality program? Our partners, Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families, recently mapped out this very topic in a report titled “The ‘Elements’ of Quality Pre-K.” Here are the features that have...read more