March 1, 2017 — A push to increase Pre-K funding kicked off at the State Capitol Wednesday. Educators from across Arkansas talked about how some Pre-K programs could be forced to close since there hasn’t been a permanent increase in funding in 10 years.
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March 1, 2017 — Arkansas needs to invest $20 million in order to ensure the state’s pre-K programs don’t fall further behind, officials with a statewide education reform and advocacy group said on Wednesday.
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February 3, 2017 — To better develop more effective pre-kindergarten programs in Arkansas, the state needs more early education teachers who are trained in childhood brain development, the coordinator of Arkansas State University’s Childhood Services said Thursday evening.
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October 19, 2016 — Springdale School District is one of five in Arkansas to be selected for a new education program. Forward Arkansas combines the power and influence of parents, teachers, city leaders, and businesses to help students graduate prepared for the future.
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