ForwARd Arkansas was launched in 2014 as a public-private partnership established by the Arkansas State Board of Education, the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation to increase equity and achieve increases in student achievement and economic prosperity for Arkansas.Download
We are a partnership of parents,
educators, civic leaders and policy makers.
During the fall of 2017, ForwARd Arkansas and the Little Rock School District partnered together in order to assess the feasibility of implementing a school-community partnership model of learning among the district’s eight middle schools.Download
After a year of full operation as a start-up, ForwARd has achieved remarkable progress toward achieving its goals for our state.Download
On July 2014, WRF and WFF began a long-term partnership with the Arkansas State Board of Education to dramatically transform Arkansas’s public education system.Download
ForwARd is committed to working with the rest of Arkansas to change these outcomes in the coming years. And the opportunity is great.Download