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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.

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AR-GLR Retrospective: Moving the Needle on Grade-Level Reading in Arkansas (1)

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.

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2018 Summer Learning Initiative Grantees Announced

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

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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.

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