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Closed school is sold in North Little Rock; Park Hill campus fetches $530,000

posted: 02/17/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Park Hill Elementary School in North Little Rock is changing owners.

School's bid to raise enrollment retracted

posted: 02/16/2017 3:36 a.m. Comment 1

The Arkansas Virtual Academy charter school withdrew a request to increase its enrollment cap by 1,000 students, to 3,000, after the state's Charter Authorizing Panel complained Wednesday about a history of reporting errors from the school.

School levy's stretch sought for construction, repairs in Pulaski County district

posted: 02/15/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

A proposal to extend the collection of 14.8 debt-service mills by 13 years as a way to finance school construction and repairs in the Pulaski County Special School District is on track to go to voters at a special May 9 election.

LR district reopens Carver Magnet sign-ups

posted: 02/14/2017 2:20 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock School District is briefly reopening the 2017-18 pupil registration period for Carver Magnet Elementary School, which features a math and science academic theme.

Education notebook

posted: 02/12/2017 2:45 a.m. Discuss

Hodges hired to fill post in Jacksonville

Speakers hash over Little Rock school closings; step's foes stay vocal

posted: 02/11/2017 5:41 a.m. Discuss

The day after the state approved the contested closing of multiple Little Rock schools to cut expenses in the 2017-18 school year, state and school district leaders on Friday explored the next steps for the state-controlled system.

State removes schools from distress list

posted: 02/11/2017 1:01 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday removed academic-distress labels from the Blytheville School District and from 10 schools across the state, including J.A. Fair and Mc-Clellan high schools in the state-controlled Little Rock district.

Arkansas Education Commissioner OKs shutting 3 Little Rock schools, altering 1

posted: 02/10/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key on Thursday approved Little Rock School District budget cuts that will close down three of the district's schools and repurpose a fourth in the 2017-18 school year as a way to cut about $4 million in expenses.

2 Little Rock high schools exit academic distress; 10 in all

posted: 02/10/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday removed academic-distress labels from the Blytheville School District and from 10 schools across the state, including J.A. Fair and McClellan high schools in the state-controlled Little Rock district.

Little Rock district unveils career program

posted: 02/09/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 4

The Little Rock School District is adding classes in health professions, technology solutions, teacher preparation and construction trades to its course offerings for 2017-18, and it plans to reinvigorate its law enforcement program.

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