Arkansas LEARNS is offering 2 types of grants to students. 1) Arkansas High Impact Tutoring Pilot Program. 2) Literacy Grant Program.
HIT Pilot: provide grant funds to districts to apply for and use to hire tutors, develop instructional materials, admin expenses, cost for technology, contracts with approved tutoring providers. This pilot begins SY 2023-24. Funding amounts depends on district need and application.
Literacy Tutoring Grant: provides $500 to support K-3 graders who aren't meeting the state reading standards or at risk of reading difficulties. Instruction can be offered online or in-person in a high-dosage tutoring model from a list of state approved providers. This rolls out SY 2023-24, with full implementation no later than SY 2025-26.
HOW TO APPLY FOR ARKANSAS LEARNS?
School districts will let parents of students know if they are ebilble and where to apply.
To learn more, visit Lears.ade.arkansas.gov.