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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ForwARd Arkansas Community Resource Partners Tina and Trina Fletcher and Implementation Working Group member Sen. Joyce Elliot were recently recognized in the Arkansas Times' list of "Visionary Arkansans." We are so grateful for the Fletchers' diligent work in...read more
Our work with the five ForwARd Communities is at the heart of our strategy to engage and empower residents as partners with the most at stake for the education of children and youth in their communities. Working together we build on the assets of each community,...read more
ForwARd Arkansas staff joined the conference to hear ideas from schools seeking excellence.read more
ForwARd Arkansas today announced its designation as one of this year’s Practicum partners at the Clinton School of Public Service.read more
Lee County and Crossett held Back-to-School Block Parties to kick off the 2017-2018 school year.read more
Last Friday we had the privilege of supporting IMPACT Independence County for their inaugural Education Summit, an all-day session in which all four school districts came to learn from renowned speakers and regroup in basecamp sessions to discuss feasible education...read more
All four community school districts and statewide education leaders participating in Aug. 4 event LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 20, 2017) – IMPACT Independence County, a strategic community plan formed by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Lyon College, the...read more
We must attract, develop and support district leadership, and later hold them accountable for student outcomes.read more
Improving the Teacher Pipeline is also one of our seven Vision Report Key Focus Areas, aiming for all Arkansas schools, especially those in high-need areas, to have access to talented educators.read more
What is it about the number seven that brings out some of our worst state statistics?read more