We’re #ThankfulForPrek and thankful for you!

Over the past week, numerous friends and partners have joined AACF and the Good2Great Campaign in sharing why we’re #ThankfulForPreK. We already know that quality pre-K gives our children the educational foundation they need to succeed and teaches them...

#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...

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...

ForwARd to quality pre-K funding

Arkansas’s Department of Education, the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, and the Walton Family Foundation allied themselves to put forth a set of recommendations to move Arkansas’s education system ‘ForwARd.’ Their very first recommendation is high quality pre-K and their very...