Mandatory retention policies could do more harm than good for Arkansas students
Mandatory retention policies without significant resourcing are often ineffective, financially draining, and damaging to student's emotional health. Since 2002, 15 states[http://www.ncsl.org/research/education/third-grade-reading.aspx] have implemented grade...


AACF welcomes Kerri Michael Sernel
Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families is very proud to announce that Kerri Michael Sernel will be joining the AACF staff as...


Organizations launch effort to promote health enrollment
A coalition of health organizations has announced a joint effort to promote enrollment in health coverage in Arkansas. Arkansans For Coverage (AFC)...


Key revenue sources above expectations in August
August net available general revenues are up slightly from last year and beat expectations by $12.3 million (or 3.2 percent) according to...


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