• Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

    Our goal: all Arkansas children will read on grade level by the end of third grade

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Make Every Day Count: AR-GLR Celebrates Attendance Awareness

September is Attendance Awareness Month! This month, we are focusing on the importance of reducing chronic absence rates throughout the state.

New Progress Report: Full Speed Ahead

Each year, we release a report to share the progress made toward the Campaign’s goals, detailing accountability milestones used to track our key impact areas. We are excited to release Full Speed Ahead: 2018 Progress Report on Grade-Level Reading in Arkansas.

AR-GLR Retrospective: Moving the Needle on Grade-Level Reading in Arkansas

In 2012, the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading launched with the mission to ensure all children in Arkansas read on grade-level by the end of third grade. Through a network of more than 30 organizations from around the state, representing parents, educators, early childhood education, state agencies and foundations, the campaign has worked collectively to move the needle on third grade reading.

Using a Tiered Approach to Reduce Chronic Absence

Learn how schools in Arkansas are using tiered approaches to tackle chronic absence. 

Making Every Day Count in Arkansas

In 2017, only 37% of Arkansas third-graders could read on grade level. Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, Arkansas Community Foundation and Arkansas schools are partnering together to make a change. Learn more.


Check out @AACF and our new policy brief on how we can reduce chronic absence and support students in FINS and fost… https://t.co/Qkc6AMiOe9

@AttendanceWorks + @JHU_EGC + @BrookingsInst just released a new report highlighting chronic absence rates across t… https://t.co/cAQq6SGZbh

Parent engagement is key to keeping students in the classroom each day. Check out our parent resources for reducing… https://t.co/bIMTyJaebL