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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For the first time this year we gathered together representatives from each of our five ForwARd communities - Crossett, Independence County, Little Rock, Marianna, Pea Ridge and Springdale. From March 30-31, spokespeople from community chambers of commerce, school...read more
ForwARd Arkansas, a partnership between the Arkansas Board of Education, the Walton Family Foundation and the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, 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
ForwARd Arkansas was established in August 2014 as a unique partnership between the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, the Walton Family Foundation and the Arkansas State Board of Education. Led by a coalition of stakeholders, extensive research has been conducted...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