AACF Statement on School Safety Grants

On Thursday, the Arkansas Legislature passed SB2, and Gov. Hutchinson signed it into law. The new act will allow the Arkansas Department of Education to receive $50 million in general revenue funds to go toward school safety grants. And...

Students in Classroom

Anti-Equity Bills Narrowly Avoided

skills and gaining the knowledge that will guide them through adulthood. We’re thankful that Arkansas lawmakers adjourned their special session this week without taking up harmful legislation that would have undermined that objective.

AACF Statement on COVID-19 Summer 2021 Surge

Arkansas is facing a health care crisis impacting the health and safety of our families and children, our schools, our health care system and health care workforce, and our economy. With the progression of COVID-19 variants and Arkansas’s low...