• 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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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.

Summer Learning Grants Announced and Resources to Prevent the Summer Slide

In partnership with AR-GLR, Arkansas Community Foundation awarded $163,550 to seven summer learning programs for their Summer Learning Initiative.

Bright Spot: Success Mentors = Attendance Success

Batesville West Elementary School has reduced the number of chronically absent students from 38 to 14 after only one semester due to their new mentorship program.

AR-GLR Recognized as National Leader

The national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading recognized AR-GLR for their work throughout the state.

10 Years of Transformation

Angela Duran and Sherece West-Scantlebury discuss what Arkansas families, educators, business leaders, and policymakers are doing to prepare the state's youngest students to succeed in school and graduate ready for college and the workplace.


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