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Awaken the Force of Quality Pre-K

This May the Fourth, awaken the force … of QUALITY PRE-K. Our little Wookiees’ earliest experiences form the foundation for all of their future learning. In quality pre-K classrooms, they learn to regulate emotions along with their ABC’s, leading...

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AACF Seeks Administrative Director

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families is seeking a new Administrative Director to join its diverse team. Qualifications and more details about the position follow: Job Title: Administrative Director Qualifications: Bachelors degree with experience in book-keeping and daily operations...

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#PreKstories: Bryant, Arkansas

Quality early education is so important to the development of our youngest Arkansans that more people are speaking up for pre-K programs. We are excited to release the second video of our #preKstories series. You may remember the first...

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The “Elements” of Quality Pre-K

Quality pre-K matters. It matters most to the children who start off with their backpacks full of knowledge — they are familiar with school routines, they understand the importance of using words rather than fists when there is conflict over crayons, and they...

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Statement on the Little Rock School District Decision

The following is a statement from Rich Huddleston, executive director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, on the decision by state officials not to renew the contract of Little Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus: Arkansas Advocates for Children...