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AR-CAN – the Arkansas Citizens Access Network – provides unprecedented access to state government, giving Arkansas citizens a front row seat to legislative proceedings, board and commission meetings, and other government hearings and activities. The website is dedicated to livestreaming Arkansas state government events and meetings and serves as an important educational tool, allowing students to see their government at work while learning about public affairs and civic responsibility.

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AETN and PBS KIDS have kicked off the 2019 PBS KIDS Writers Contest, an initiative designed to promote the advancement of children's literacy skills through hands-on, active learning. The contest encourages children in grades K-3 to celebrate creativity by submitting their own original stories and illustrations. Entries will be judged on originality, creative expression, storytelling and integration of text and illustrations.

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AETN Sports, the new home for high school state championships in Arkansas, recognizes the vital role high school activities play in the education and development of young adults, while connecting families statewide by featuring hometown athletes competing in the biggest games of the season.

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ArkansasIDEAS

ArkansasIDEAS connects K-12 educators with quality, ADE-approved professional development and educational opportunities, as well as a wide range of trainings on multiple platforms, thousands of classroom resources, and state and national initiatives, such as Common Core, STEM and TESS.

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AETN is Arkansas's largest classroom.

We're moving the needle on school readiness, parental engagement and literacy throughout the state. AETN provides early education materials, resources and training for these key indicators of long-term school success. "Ready to Learn" and "Raising Readers" are key educational programs created to reach underserved, rural areas. AETN is a partner in the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-level Reading - named the pacesetter by the national campaign - working to have all third graders reading at grade-level by 2020. Want to learn more about how we're impacting student achievement? Pick up the AETN Parent and Educators resource guides.

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