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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As a 2nd grade teacher at Geyer Springs Elementary, with over 20 students in her classroom, Mrs. Bulloch, like many other teachers, experienced the inability to dedicate a lot of one-on-one attention to students in the classroom. Now serving as an Academic Intervention Specialist at Meadowcliff Elementary, she discovered community resources, such as AR Kids
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Partner and sponsor, BancorpSouth, hosted a picnic this month and the weather was AH-MAZING! Take a peek at a few of the pictures from the picnic below! A few of our faithful tutors 🙂 Tutors Keith Cox (left) and Llloyd Walker (right). Our Outreach Coordinator, Lisa, and VISTA, Keianna, decided to try out the grilled
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A brief recap of the semester: As we begin to wind down the first semester of tutoring, we are preparing for our winter book distribution where each tutor gives their students two books to take home to help build their home libraries. We always look forward to this event each year as the students are
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We recently joined forces with Philander Smith College, who is celebrating 140 years of education this year, in an effort to carry out our mission to improve students’ lives in Central Arkansas. Dr. Vernita Bowens, Director of Professional Development and Leadership at Philander has been such a joy to work with. She has worked hard to
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