Crafting a Bold Vision for Education in Arkansas

Educational Equity

Crafting a Bold Vision for Education in Arkansas, released by ForwARd Arkansas, shares ForwARd's process as a model that can be adopted by regions and states across the US. What ForwARd has accomplished and learned illustrates a few important lessons for foundations, community leaders, business leaders, and policymakers considering how to undertake ambitious systems and policy interventions driven by diverse groups of stakeholders. In order to succeed, ForwARd must continue to be:

  • Vision-driven and bold
  • Grounded in Arkansans' aspirations for greatness
  • Designed to make Arkansas a model for academic excellence
  • Driven by passionate leaders committed to excellence
  • Guided by the best knowledge and resources

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