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Cynthia Howell

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Recent Stories by Cynthia Howell

Lease stalled, district alters plan for site of new school

posted: 10/01/2016 3:32 a.m. Discuss

Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District leaders are planning a change in the selected site for a new elementary school to avoid the possibility of an expensive midcourse correction.

Judge finds no racial bias in takeover of Little Rock School District

posted: 09/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. on Wednesday dismissed claims made in a 2015 lawsuit that state leaders were motivated by racial discrimination when they took control of the Little Rock School District and dissolved its School Board.

List down to 4 for state Teacher of Year

posted: 09/29/2016 3:21 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Teachers from Little Rock, Van Buren, Springdale and Lake Hamilton school districts are in the running to be Arkansas' 2017 Teacher of the Year.

Little Rock School District foresees $344M taken in, $355M going out

posted: 09/28/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock School District is submitting to the state a 2016-17 budget of $344.6 million in revenue and $355.9 million in expenses -- including $34 million, mostly for a new middle school but also for other capital improvements.

North Little Rock school budget gets a wary OK

posted: 09/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The North Little Rock School Board on Monday approved a 2016-17 budget that is smaller than last year's budget and comes with the warning that millions of dollars in budget cuts will be necessary in coming years to offset the forthcoming loss of state desegregation aid.

Education notebook

updated: 09/26/2016 4:22 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas receives $30,718 for test aid

Education notebook

posted: 09/25/2016 3:42 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas receives $30,718 for test aid

Schools-vote results given final approval

posted: 09/23/2016 2:37 a.m. Discuss

The Pulaski County Election Commission on Thursday certified the results of the North Little Rock and Little Rock school elections that took place earlier this week.

State set to honor 14 finalists for 2017 Teacher of the Year

posted: 09/22/2016 3:21 a.m. Discuss

Fourteen regional finalists for the 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year designation were announced Wednesday by the Arkansas Department of Education.

Vote puts 2 on NLR School Board

posted: 09/21/2016 3:14 a.m. Discuss

Dorothy "Dot" Williams and Taniesha Richardson-Wiley were elected in uncontested races Tuesday to the North Little Rock School Board in an election conducted only by absentee and early voting.

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