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Emphasis on Employability Guides Career Pathways at Pea Ridge School District

Preparing our students for success in the workforce can’t be accomplished without first looking to the needs in our own community. Superintendent Rick Neal discusses how Pea Ridge is emphasizing employability in preparing its students for success.

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New, Statewide Initiative Prepares Children for Success

The Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading launched Excel by Eight (E8) in partnership with 28 organizations across the state. E8’s goal is to ensure all Arkansas children have equitable access to health care and education that maximizes their full potential.

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Crossett and Lee County Receive Grants to Expand After-School Programs

Crossett and Lee County, two ForwARd Communities, recently received grants to fund after-school programs in their communities. Thurman Green, our policy and community engagement associate, sat down with the grant writers.

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