updated: 02/13/2015 2:37 a.m.
The Lee County and Strong-Huttig school districts are no longer labeled by the state as "academically distressed," clearing the way for the release of the Lee County district from state control.
posted: 02/13/2015 2:35 a.m.
Arkansas Education Department leaders reported Thursday that there is no plan yet for improving the Little Rock School District's academically troubled schools.
posted: 11/01/2012 12:27 p.m.
A recently elected Little Rock School Board member has died, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has confirmed.
updated: 03/04/2011 12:52 p.m.
The Little Rock School Board is seeking input from the community on what it should look for in a superintendent.
posted: 10/09/2007 9:05 p.m.
Long-time incumbent Mike Daugherty was re-elected to the Zone 2 seat on the Little Rock School Board on Tuesday.
posted: 09/19/2007 2:04 a.m.
Incumbent Little Rock School Board member Mike Daugherty and challenger Anna Swaim ended Tuesday's four-person race for the Zone 2 position on the Little Rock School Board in a dead heat and headed for an Oct. 9 runoff.
posted: 09/09/2007 6:01 a.m.
A pilot program to pay bonuses to Meadowcliff Elementary School faculty and staff based on the achievement gains of their students won Little Rock School Board approval Thursday.
posted: 09/09/2007 4:03 a.m.
On the brink of the Central High integration anniversary and in the wake of a racially divided fight over a now-former superintendent, Little Rock School Board incumbent Mike Daugherty is dodging most media and public forums and relying on endorsements and yard signs to win re-election Sept. 18 against three opponents.
posted: 08/29/2007 2:45 a.m.
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed $635,000 in settlement checks to former Little Rock School District Superintendent Roy Brooks and his associates to be distributed and cashed without fear of court penalties.
posted: 08/25/2007 3:48 a.m.
The Arkansas Supreme Court entered the fray on Friday over the $635,000 buyout of former Little Rock School District Superintendent Roy Brooks.
posted: 08/24/2007 2:20 a.m.
Linda Watson today will assume the job of interim superintendent of the 26,000-student Little Rock School District, succeeding Roy Brooks, who left the position Thursday after a $635,000 district buyout of his contract.
posted: 08/22/2007 1:32 a.m.
The Little Rock School Board and outgoing Superintendent Roy Brooks agreed Tuesday afternoon to a $635,000 buyout package for Brooks.
posted: 08/18/2007 3:09 a.m.
A group of Little Rock School District residents challenging the constitutionality of the School Board's plan to buy out Superintendent Roy Brooks for half a million dollars or more took their case Friday to the Arkansas Supreme Court.
posted: 08/15/2007 2:18 a.m.
The Little Rock School District has offered Superintendent Roy Brooks $550,000 to buy out his contract, an amount that School Board President Katherine Mitchell said Tuesday evening is "the bottom line." But Brooks said he is entitled to more.
posted: 08/10/2007 3:28 a.m.
Attorneys are attempting to hash out the particulars of a buyout agreement with outgoing Little Rock School District Superintendent Roy Brooks and, at the same time, draft a contract for the interim superintendent who will take over when he leaves.