FORWARD COMMUNITIES: Demonstration Models for Successful Education Strategies and Community Partnerships
Our ForwARd Communities demonstrate place-based models that build the case for communities working together and the power of engaging stakeholders, from all sectors, in order to create a shared vision and action plans for meaningful improvements. These communities also form a network that can learn from each other, fostering collaboration on issues of common interest.
Working Together to advance education
Forward Arkansas is a partnership of parents, educators, civic leaders, business professionals and
A New Vision for Arkansas Education outlines recommendations for realizing our goal to make Arkansas a leading state in
A New Vision for Arkansas Education outlines recommendations for realizing our goal to make Arkansas a leading state in education and close the achievement gap within a generation. Thousands of students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community and business leaders shared what our state’s educational system does well and what we need to improve, establishing this ambitious goal and what we must do to realize it.
Areas of focus
A New Vision for Arkansas Education targets seven key areas we must focus on to achieve our goal: