• View the winners of our #ARSummerReads photo contest!

    Summer learning is an important factor in helping ensure that Arkansas children can read at grade level by the end of third grade. See how Arkansas kids are reading this summer!

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What's New

August Is Attendance Awareness Month

Out of every 10 Arkansas children, at least one is chronically absent during the school year.

Current Opening – AR-GLR Fellow

The Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (AR-GLR) seeks a Fellow to support its goal that all children in Arkansas read on grade level by the end of third grade. 

See our #ARSummerReads photo contest winners

On National Summer Learning Day, June 19, we announced the winners of our #ARSummerReads photo contest. 

The Statistics Lottery

How do low-income children fall behind?

Pre-K Helps Kids Start School Ready to Learn: Teachers from Beebe, Arkansas

The time to increase funding for Arkansas pre-K is now! 


Long-term studies show pre-K reduces government costs #arpx #arleg http://t.co/R6CPcZ84gL

RT @BPtheAdvocate: Policy table 1: @ArkansasGLR goal = every child reading on grade level in #AR by 3rd grade #PolicyCafeLR #arleg #arpx ht…

RT @AACF: New report: The Business Case for Pre-K #arpx #arleg http://t.co/fbQdEZwq5v