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February 2, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Arkansas State University, Cooper Alumni Center
ForwARd Arkansas is joining Arkansas State University in Jonesboro to host a panel discussion on the importance of high-quality, voluntary pre-K education in AR. The panel will be split into three focus areas - business leaders, policy makers and educators - and Cory Biggs, associate director of ForwARd Arkansas, will moderate.
The panel is FREE of charge, and everyone with a vested interest in pre-K education in AR is encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served, and free parking is available across the street from the Cooper Alumni Center.
ForwARd Arkansas is a strategic partnership between the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, the Walton Family Foundation, and the Arkansas Board of Education committed to improving public education in our state.
Investment in pre-K is critical to moving the needle on the vision and mission of ForwARd Arkansas: to improve student achievement at a historically ambitious yet achievable rate and close the achievement gap within a generatio