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ArkansasIDEAS — National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and AETN and ArkansasIDEAS are proud to be a part of work that focuses not only on handling grief after a tragedy but in preventing suicide from ever occurring. Learn more about the warning signs of teen suicide and the ArkansasIDEAS professional development courses created as an answer to the Jason Flatt Act (Act 770 of 2011), which help Arkansas educators fulfill the state’s training requirements, after the jump.

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Back-to-School Night at the Travs - An Education Home Run

What’s a better way to celebrate going back to school than watching the Arkansas Travelers battle it out with the Amarillo Sod Poodles at Dickey-Stephens Park? Join us and the Arkansas Department of Education for fun educator perks - including free admission with teacher ID, great giveaways, and free books for students and teachers - Saturday, Aug. 24, starting at 6 p.m.

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GobbledyBook — No Regrets (A Reflection on Self-publishing)

The 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, Stacey James McAdoo, reflects on her books “Sweet Melanin Messages” and “Baring My Soul.” In this piece, she shares why self-publishing was the route for her and offers practical tips on how to self-publish.

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GobbledyBook - Back-to-School Giveaways

As summer draws to a close, GobbledyBook is heading back to school. We'll be back for fall and winter breaks but, until then, we’re celebrating the back-to-school season with a special giveaway! Win your own copies of four of the wonderful stories we’ve been reading with GobbledyBook by entering our Facebook contest Aug. 12-16.

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