Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel unveils a new school security initiative, and NorthWest Arkansas Community College moves forward with plans for a special curriculum, aimed at teaching critical work and social skills to those with cognitive disabilities. MUSIC: Rahh! By Pepa Knight
The newest learning facility at the college is more than a half-century old. We learn more about renovations to the Sustainable Conservation House and the classes that will be taught there. MUSIC: In Dreams by Ben Howard
Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, how some organizations in the state are trying to help people learn about Act 1410, passed by the Arkansas legislature last year. The law mandates that in-home caregivers for people over 50 must have more than 40 hours of training. Plus, three candidates want to fill the job at the state treasurer's office after claimed the last elected treasurer in Little Rock.
Arkansas Community Corrections presents state legislators with a plan aimed at freeing up state prison space, and at curbing recidivism. The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks is recognized by the Human Rights Campaign for being a leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality, and the state's unemployment rate dips significantly during September.