R.I.S.E. (Reading Initiative for Student Excellence) Arkansas encourages students to read at school and at home. Every month the group releases a monthly newsletter to help teachers, parents, and students improve their reading proficiency. Here are the goals for R.I.S.E. Arkansas, "Goal 1: Sharpen the focus and strengthen instruction. Goal 2: Create community collaboration. Goal 3: Build a culture of reading!"
This month's February newsletter focuses on Black History Month and recognizes the central role and achievements that African Americans have had throughout U.S. History. You can read this month's newsletter and learn more about the initiative here.