Arkansas PROMISE Gets Additional Federal Funding

Nov 6, 2015

In late 2013, the University of Arkansas received $32.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education to start the Arkansas PROMISE, a five-year program designed to give Arkansas adolescents with disabilities summer work experience. The program recently received an additional $3.3 million from the Department of Education to further support the program's needs, and to expand its offerings with a summer camp to give participants educational experience as well.