Enter the #ARSummerReads contest

Hey Arkansas! Summer Learning Day is on June 19, and in celebration, the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading is offering YOU a chance to win a $100 Walmart gift card! How? Show us how you keep your kids reading...

Pre-K gives Arkansas kids a strong start

Here in Arkansas, many parents, educators, and business leaders agree that pre-K is a valuable and effective strategy for preparing children for the future. Students who participated in the Arkansas Better Chance program scored 11 percentage points higher in Math...

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. The Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (AR-GLR) is launching an initiative to promote school attendance this month...

Why grade-level reading matters

Students who read at grade level by the end of the third grade are more likely to perform well in later grades, succeed in high school, graduate from college, and achieve success in the workforce. Unfortunately, a large percentage...