Arkansas Promise


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding

Arkansas PROMISE is part of a new program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to help youth who are receiving disability benefits and their families improve their educational and employment outcomes. This project is being implemented in 11 states. In Arkansas, the program is being administered by the Department of Education and the University of Arkansas, in partnership with several other state agencies and private organizations.

  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Education
  • Other
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships