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A Spotlight on Achievement Gaps

White students are more than twice as likely to be reading at grade level as their black classmates. We need to make targeted and meaningful use of the resources set aside to close this gap.

National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Features AR-GLR

The National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading detailed our work partnering with communities throughout the state to help all Arkansas children read proficiently by 2020.

Arkansas PARCC Results Show We Must Continue Moving the Needle on Reading

While Arkansas undertakes concerted efforts to strengthen public education, new results from students’ PARCC assessments show that much work remains to continue moving the needle on statewide education goals.

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! 


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