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AACF Seeks Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant. The ideal candidate will work 15 hours a week: three days a week including Fridays. Requires general office skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and database...

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Closing the Opportunity Gap

Many poor, often minority Arkansas students start school already behind. They face diminishing opportunities when they stay behind. Recognizing this, the Arkansas state legislature put in place a funding stream to ensure that all of our children have the...

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AACF Statement on 5-Year Highway Funding Plan

Statement from Rich Huddleston, executive director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families: Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AACF) believes Governor Asa Hutchinson’s five-year highway funding plan, HB1009/SB11, doesn’t address our long-term highway funding needs and ultimately siphons...

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5-Year Highway Plan Won’t Get Us Far

Governor Asa Hutchinson’s five-year highway funding plan, which appears on the verge of passing,* is a short-sighted gamble that eats away at funds for our child welfare system, our schools, and other critical services. Because of a refusal to increase...

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AACF Seeks Director of Education Policy

Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families is searching for a Director of Education Policy to join its team. Qualifications: Master’s degree or the equivalent in education, educational administration, early childhood education, public policy, public administration, economics, law, or related field...