Subscribe Register Login

Air Force Base given 'all clear' after lockdown

Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 11:43 p.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Education board to continue control over 2 schools

By The Associated Press

This article was published March 28, 2014 at 3:09 p.m.

The Arkansas State Board of Education has voted to continue state control over two financially troubled school districts.

The board on Friday unanimously approved a proposal to continue state control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts. State education commissioner Tom Kimbrell said both districts still have financial-related issues that require the state's governance.

Kimbrell has placed superintendents in each district and established community advisory boards to oversee the schools.

Both school districts are classified as fiscally distressed and have been given five years to solve their financial troubles. If they don't, they face being consolidated or annexed to nearby school districts.

Both districts are nearing the end of their third year in the distressed category.

Comments on: Education board to continue control over 2 schools

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Music & after school teachers p/t

    MUSIC &after school teachers p/Tat WLR Private School. A...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Police officer

    city of sherwoodthe City of Sherwood is accepting applicati...
    SHERWOOD, AR

  • Rn needed

    rn needed nlr long term care facility in need of 3-11 RN Sup...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Sp.lang. pathologist

    Early Childhood Special Education Speech Language Pathologis...
    MELBOURNE, AR

  • Registered nurse

    rn charge nurseft weo 7a-7p Sat. & SunExp. with children/adu...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 871 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online