posted: 08/28/2016 2:34 a.m.
ACT scores down 1.9 points in NLR ACT college entrance exam results from Pulaski County area school districts and charter schools continue to arrive after the publication in Wednesday's newspaper of the 2016 national, state and some local scores.
posted: 08/27/2016 2:18 a.m.
Eleven people have filed as of Friday for election to the School Board for the Pulaski County Special School District, which has been operating under state control and without a locally elected board since 2011.
posted: 08/26/2016 5:45 a.m.
Arkansas education leaders Thursday announced a multifaceted plan for involving the public in redesigning the state's system of holding schools and school districts responsible for student success.
posted: 08/24/2016 5:45 a.m.
Arkansas' high school class of 2016 took the ACT college-entrance exam in record numbers but earned a composite score of 20.2, which fell below the 20.4 score earned by the previous classes of 2014 and 2015.
posted: 08/23/2016 2:56 a.m.
After win in court, district seeks fees
posted: 08/22/2016 5:45 a.m.
For the first time since September 2010, school board elections will be held this year in the Pulaski County Special and the Helena-West Helena school districts.
posted: 08/19/2016 5:45 a.m.
A panel of top-level staff members at the Arkansas Department of Education on Thursday denied approval for a proposed open-enrollment charter school in Paron in a school building formerly operated by the Bryant School District.
posted: 08/19/2016 2:35 a.m.
El Dorado School District attorneys want a federal judge to verify for state education leaders that Arkansas School Choice Act student transfers will put the district in violation of its 45-year-old desegregation order.
posted: 08/18/2016 5:45 a.m.
An Arkansas Department of Education charter school panel on Wednesday rejected applications for charter schools that were proposed for opening in 2017-18 in Farmington and in Lockesburg.
posted: 08/16/2016 5:45 a.m.
Attorneys in a long-running school desegregation lawsuit asked a federal judge Monday to approve a negotiated $1.4 million payment for legal work done on behalf of the Joshua intervenors, who represent black families in the case.
updated: 08/15/2016 5:45 a.m.
Monday is the first day of the 2016-17 school year for students in most, if not all, of Arkansas' 235 traditional school districts and for many open-enrollment charter schools.
posted: 08/12/2016 5:35 a.m.
The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday granted interdistrict student transfers upon appeals from four Jefferson County families whose earlier requests to attend school in the White Hall School District were denied.
posted: 08/12/2016 3:30 a.m.
Computer-courses standards get OK The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday approved standards for computer-science education and new high school courses based on those standards for implementation in schools no later than 2017-18.
posted: 08/10/2016 5:45 a.m.
A tentative agreement between the Little Rock School District and its employee union that will reduce the teacher work year and pay by two days for the 2016-17 school year is on its way to Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key.
posted: 08/10/2016 3:23 a.m.
Michael Poore, superintendent of the Little Rock School District since July 1, reported Monday on what he has learned from his ongoing efforts to get to know the city through daily phone calls, community meetings and neighborhood walks.