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Common Core in Arkansas, illustrated
August 11th 2014

All you need to know about Common Core in Arkansas, in one easy-to-understand infographic.  Find out more abour Common Core here[http://www.aradvocates.org/common-core-in-arkansas-illustrated/]. 

2014 Voter's Guide: Questions to ask about the issues that matter
July 29th 2014

Kids can't vote and don't write checks to campaigns, but they are still affected by decisions made by elected officials. Today's candidates, if elected, will cast votes that will shape the well-being and opportunities available to Arkansas children. You have the opportunity to be their voice. One way to advocate for kids is to ask candidates...

Children entering foster care may be better served at home
June 23rd 2014

Too many children enter foster care for a very short period of time.  Removal from the home and placement in foster care can be a traumatic experience for a child, and the state is looking at ways to serve these children in their homes.  Nearly one third (30 percent) of children who enter Arkansas's foster...

What's so special about special revenues?
June 16th 2014

Special revenue collections are a major source of revenue for the Arkansas budget, totaling $1.8 billion in FY2013. However, they are often left out of the budget spotlight because the ways in which these funds are spent have already been determined. A new report by AACF says the taxes that make up special revenues can be...

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AACF welcomes Marquita Little
AACF has a new health care policy director. Marquita Little, currently director of policy and planning in the director's office at the...


3 things you should know about flat taxes
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Education news as kids head back to school
As students head back to school, we thought this was a perfect time to update you on education news in Arkansas. ...


Economic hardship hurts Arkansas kids
Economic hardship during childhood is the leading Adverse Childhood Event (ACE) in Arkansas. It is associated with learning and behavioral problems for...


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