Arkansas Lighthouse Charter Schools is on a mission to ensure that students in the BIPOC community are exposed to agriculture and STEM industries, and the future of these industries as they merge with emerging technologies.
Arkansas PBS and Philander Smith College have partnered for Philander Forward Film Series, a new screening series designed to unite students and communities through films that shed light into the Black experience and the making of Black America.
Arkansas governor announces partnership with EducationSuperHighway to address broadband affordability in the state and close the digital divide.
Teachers and students across the state need additional support and resources to properly manage the rising percentage of kids with anxiety and depression in the state, according to a new survey.
Local TV show Cafecito + Charla is attempting to bridge the gap between Spanish-speaking parents and the Springdale School District.
Sin Límites!, an afterschool program helping elementary Latino students to develop reading and writing skills in their home language. National reports have noted that Latino students are severely behind in reading with the pandemic, and this program is trying to help close that gap.
UA Fayetteville Receives $1.25M Grant to Support Underrepresented Students Interested in STEAM Fields
SEPA recently awarded the University of Arkansas a 5-year grant to advance opportunities for students and teachers in the Delta interested in STEAM fields.
The Department of Education has awarded Arkansas Tech University a $2 million grant to help students with children continue their education.
Centro Hispano’s new mentorship program connects 26 Latino high school students with working professionals.
A non-profit organization in Little Rock is working to eliminate the educational barriers for students who come from Spanish-speaking households.
Students from Underrepresented Communities Less Likely to be Nominated for Gifted Programs, study finds
High-achieving students from underrepresented communities are less likely to be nominated for gifted programs, according to a new study.
The Northwest Arkansas Community College’s LIFE program recently received a grant from the Walton Family Foundation to continue growing its near-peer mentorship program for Latino youth.
African American communities impacted by racial terror lynchings will now have a place to tell their stories, thanks to an ambitious Arkansas project.
When it comes to the legacy and contributions of African-American musicians, songwriters, and singers it’s no contesting how it has enriched America’s history and diversity.
If you have ever driven through Union County, Arkansas in the small city of El Dorado, you may see a small brick building on Grove Street that appears to be vacant but inside is a treasure of history and some of the most fascinating stories never told.
The Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas will award 30 scholarships to Latino students during its 24th annual Cinco de Mayo Festival May 7.
The new 10 Minutes Matter initiative encourages Arkansas parents to spend 10 minutes every day reading to their children five and younger.
A new UA Little Rock program will provide child care funding to eligible students as well as access to campus and community services.
In this Op-Ed piece, Leron McAdoo discusses the importance of recruiting and retaining Black male educators who can positively impact the lives of Black students.
UA Little Rock researchers are working on a project to develop resources for faith leaders who want to discuss racial justice with their congregations.
Forrest City High School senior Jaquize Green is the first student in Arkansas to complete a Commercial Driver’s License program while still in high school.
The University of Central Arkansas has two years to increase graduates of its African and African American Studies program or risk termination by the state.
A repurposed school has become the Eliza Miller Opportunity Hub, a center providing services and education to benefit the Helena-West Helena community.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named Melvin Beavers the inaugural Chancellor’s Fellow for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
The Arkansas Department of Health reports the state has broken COVID-19 records for new cases, active cases and positivity rate.