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 governor announces partnership with EducationSuperHighway to address broadband affordability in the state and close the digital divide.
Arkansas Hospice will host an online event to raise awareness of specific wellness issues and healthcare initiatives impacting minority communities. The event will be on Wednesday, December 7th, at 12 p.m.
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.
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.
In this episode, we speak with two African American women who are using TikTok to educate and uplift their communities.
A bill that would permit DACA recipients to obtain a teaching license in Arkansas has been approved by the House Education Committee.
A new report is offering recommendations for diversifying the state’s educator workforce in order to better reflect the diversity of students.
Senate Bill 314, legislation that aimed to restore local control to the Little Rock School District, failed in committee yesterday.
A private donation is helping support 500 Little Rock students who can attend the virtual HBCU Awareness Foundation College Fair for free.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is awarding more than $650,000 in grants to eight HBCUs including Philander Smith College.
A bill aiming to ban the teaching of the 1619 Project curriculum in public schools has failed in committee.
UAPB has received $50,000 to establish a scholarship in honor of Detective Kevin D. Collins who will killed in the line of duty.
The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting inequities in education the existing long before the public health crisis arrived in Arkansas.
Lawmakers have filed education bills ranging from requiring Holocaust education to prohibiting the use of the 1619 Project curriculum.
The Washington County Community Remembrance Project is hosting a virtual workshop for students participating in its racial justice essay contest.
Arkansas teachers are continuing to learn new platforms and adapt to teaching remotely amid the pandemic.
Henry Torres has been named Arkansas State University’s first vice president for information technology and chief information officer.