In a shift away from the “one size fits all” approach that has characterized public education in Arkansas for decades, Pea Ridge School District is driving student achievement and school culture.Read More
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Thank you to the State Senators who supported the Early Childhood Education Workforce Quality Incentive Act during the 2019 legislative session. We are encouraged by the enthusiasm for this idea to be enacted into law in the future.Read More
In 2019, we’ll continue to move this agenda forward to support legislation, policies, best practices and innovations that increase access to high-quality Pre-K programs, strength the educator pipeline and elevate student employability as a learning outcome.Read More
ForwARd Arkansas would like to congratulate J.B. Hunt Elementary, one of only three schools in Arkansas, on their National Blue Ribbon recognition from the U.S. Department of Education.Read More
In October, ForwARd participated in the annual Grantmakers in Education conference which brought together organizations from across the U.S. to refine their perspectives on investing in education.Read More