“Miss Virginia” features story of education advocate from Little Rock (KATV Little Rock)

Virginia Walden Ford, a Little Rock resident who fights to create new educational opportunities for children and families, is being featured in “Miss Virginia” said a press release from Purdue Marion & Associates.

Miss Virginia” is a true story of a struggling inner-city mother who sacrifices everything to give her son and thousands like him a good education, says the film’s website.

Ford, instrumental in bringing Arkansas Connections Academy, a free online school for students in K-12 that provides accessible education to any student in Arkansas, also serves on the board for the academy. READ MORE

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