LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Arkansas lawmakers approve $34.7 million to support the Arkansas LEARNS Act.
An Arkansas legislative council committee approved the funding on May 17. The money is being reallocated from American Rescue Plan Act funds.
$20 million will support high-impact tutoring. $8.5 million will fund supplemental education services, and $6.2 million will fund literacy coaches.
The reallocation must get final approval by the full legislative council which will meet on May 19.