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Education notebook

posted: 05/21/2017 2:26 a.m. Discuss

Teacher of Year to take state job

Little Rock schools host literary event

posted: 05/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock School District and Clinton Presidential Center are jointly hosting The Lemonade War Celebration and the Bridge to the Future Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the presidential center.

North Little Rock elementary schools to offer free meals for all

posted: 05/19/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

All pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade pupils in the North Little Rock School District will be able to eat school meals -- breakfast and lunch -- at no charge starting with the coming 2017-18 school year.

Maris named LR district's top teacher

posted: 05/19/2017 2:29 a.m. Discuss

Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Maris, an Advanced Placement and pre-Advanced Placement chemistry teacher at Little Rock Central High School for 18 years, is the Little Rock School District's 2017 Teacher of the Year/Dr. Marian G. Lacey Educator of the Year.

NLR school to use online tool to help 'personalize learning'

posted: 05/19/2017 2:13 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock Middle School will draw from the Summit Public Schools in Redwood City, Calif., for an online academic support program to be used starting with sixth-graders in the 2017-18 school year.

Arkansas Virtual Academy gets panel OK for more kids

posted: 05/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The state's Charter Authorizing Panel on Wednesday approved a 1,000-student increase to 3,000 for the Arkansas Virtual Academy after the school's leader described steps taken by the school to improve data reports to the state.

Re-form school board, Little Rock resolution to urge

posted: 05/16/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola is asking the city's Board of Directors to adopt a resolution tonight calling for the election of a new Little Rock School Board.

Education notebook

posted: 05/16/2017 2:43 a.m. Discuss

Agency officialto retire in June

Arkansas school district asks to be declared desegregated

posted: 05/14/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 8

The Pulaski County Special School District asked a federal judge last week to declare the district desegregated, or unitary, and release it from all further court supervision in the area of school staffing.

School gets last chance to retain its charter

posted: 05/12/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Covenant Keepers College Preparatory School, an open-enrollment charter school in southwest Little Rock, on Thursday won at least a temporary reprieve from state-ordered, permanent closure at the end of this school year.






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