Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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R.I.S.E. Arkansas

Reading Initiative for Student Excellence

R.I.S.E. (Reading Initiative for Student Excellence) Arkansas encourages a culture of reading by coordinating a statewide reading campaign with community partners, parents, and teachers to establish the importance of reading in homes, schools, and communities. This page features a variety of resources to assist parents with reading at home and to increase the depth of knowledge for teachers.

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#RISEArkansas Book Talks will help promote a positive reading culture in Arkansas by suggesting interesting texts to students and encouraging them to become lifelong readers and learners. 
 

 

 
Resources for children - birth to Pre-Kindergarten Five Components of Reading Resources for Parents
Access to Books Well-being of Children: Health, Nutrition and Social Literacy News

 

 

 

For more information, please contact:

Kathy Mascuilli, Literacy Program Manager
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 403-B
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone: 501-683-2922
Email: Kathy.Mascuilli@arkansas.gov
 

State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

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Licensure & Certification

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.

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