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Arkansas PBS Is a Finalist for 14 Public Media Awards

We’re honored to share that Arkansas PBS has been named a finalist for 14 Public Media Awards from the National Education Telecommunications Association (NETA) in the 53nd annual competition! Read on to learn more about our nominations for “Excellence in Content,” “Excellence in Education,” “Excellence in Community Engagement,” “Excellence in Marketing/Communication” and more.

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Meatball Jell-O … What?! – “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” Memory

It’s almost time to gather around for “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” on Arkansas PBS, a tradition that teaches us what a proper Thanksgiving is truly all about: gratitude for what we have, understanding for what didn’t turn out just right and being together. Find out what Meatball Jell-O is, and check out ideas for putting your own Charlie Brown-inspired feast together with Arkansas PBS Foundation’s Sara Willis after the jump.

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“American Veteran” – The Importance of Family

From loved ones left back home to those who become like brothers and sisters during service, family can be a driving force of military service. Many soldiers and veterans speak of their fellow soldiers as though they were siblings and look out for one another all the same. See how with stories from “American Veteran” and Arkansas veterans after the jump.

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Education Intern Learns the Lesson of ArkansasIDEAS’ “Mind Movement”

Arkansas PBS summer intern Andrew McGowan helped develop and produce “Mind Movement” – an ArkansasIDEAS course designed to enhance educators’ knowledge about the real need for physical activity in the classroom. But, while Andrew knew this was a small project with a mighty message, he didn’t expect how relevant it would be to his pandemic teaching experience or even his personal life. Learn how “Mind Movement” changed Andrew’s daily routine after the jump.

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