The State of Education in Arkansas 2023 Report: Growing Together for a Stronger Future
There is an urgent need and opportunity to address the current challenges facing Arkansas education.
As we emerge from the height of the COVID pandemic, we believe it is both a critical and opportune time to reassess the state of Arkansas education and establish a shared understanding of where we are now - and how we move forward. In the summer of 2022, with the support of many partners, Forward Arkansas launched a statewide study and engagement process to:
- Assess education progress since 2015, the impacts of the COVID pandemic, and where we are today.
- Identify the greatest opportunities to accelerate progress for all students in the next five years.
- Put forth recommendations to support alignment, collaboration, and collective action around a bold vision and towards ambitious goals.