AR Kids Read is a high-impact community service strategy which leverages the power of caring volunteers who care to help solve this problem. Our mission is to improve the future of Arkansas children and families by advancing literacy education through community engagement and tutoring so that all children can read proficiently by the end of third grade.
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We want to give you a peek into what 2017 has brought to the central Arkansas community through AR Kids Read so far. 2017 Tutoring with AR Kids Read Hundreds of tutors means hundreds of students served. We’ve had so many new tutors and students this year! You just might recognize some of them below.
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Essential to any successful non-profit are sponsors who believe in your mission and work with you to fulfill that mission. The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (WRF) is such a sponsor for AR Kids Read. Since 2013, WRF has supported AR Kids Read through funding of the Arkansas Grade Level Reading Campaign (AR-GLR). This funding over the
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When you think about Spring Break, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Vacation? Relaxing? Not surprisingly, reading is probably NOT the first thing that pops into your head. But for the children we work with, that time away from school may be a GREAT way to help them learn to ENJOY reading. More
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Fun Wash. A place where you can get all your laundry done…and really fast! Though I love Fun Wash, its atmosphere, and its vibrant colors, this is not a sales pitch for them…or AR Kids Read for that matter. It’s a story of how Brittany Smith, the owner’s daughter, decided to look past the laundromat’s
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