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Cynthia Howell

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Education Reporter

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Recent Stories by Cynthia Howell

For test-takers, 'ready' just OK

posted: 07/31/2016 3:47 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas students met or exceeded "ready" levels on state-required ACT Aspire exams this spring at rates that were often comparable to or better than the national averages in the subject areas tested.

Education notebook

posted: 07/31/2016 2:46 a.m. Discuss

School check-in set for enrollees in LR The Little Rock School District is holding school check-in this week for all students who will be attending district schools for the 2016-17 school year.

Jacksonville district asks U.S. judge to reverse state's student transfer OK

posted: 07/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District on Thursday asked a federal judge to find that the Arkansas Board of Education violated a 2014 settlement in a long-running school desegregation case by allowing a Jacksonville student to transfer to Cabot.

ESTEM chief says districts can ally

posted: 07/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

John Bacon, the chief executive officer of eSTEM Public Charter Schools Inc., said Monday that the time is right for cooperation among Pulaski County's traditional school districts and independently operated charter schools.

Education advisory group to meet

posted: 07/24/2016 3:43 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at the Arkansas Department of Education, 4 Capitol Mall, in Little Rock.

Education notebook

posted: 07/24/2016 3:41 a.m. Discuss

Mediation orderedin legal-fees dispute

Little Rock schools chief plans walkabout

posted: 07/23/2016 3:39 a.m. Discuss

Mike Poore, the new superintendent of the Little Rock School District, will be knocking on doors of central Little Rock homes this afternoon as part of his effort to meet residents and exchange views on the district's schools.

Schools to start using new standards

posted: 07/22/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

New English/language arts standards for kindergarten through 12th grades will be introduced in Arkansas' public school classrooms in the 2016-17 school year and fully implemented the year after that.

School district wants court guidance on student transfer

posted: 07/22/2016 2:46 a.m. Discuss

The Jacksonville/North Pulaski School Board voted Thursday to ask a federal judge whether an Arkansas Board of Education decision allowing an interdistrict student transfer complies with a 2014 desegregation case agreement.

Education notebook

posted: 07/20/2016 3:27 a.m. Discuss

District makes deal to trademark logo

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