updated: 12/20/2014 11:39 p.m.
214 state teachers earn certification
posted: 12/19/2014 2:39 a.m.
A federal judge Thursday released the Pulaski County Special School District from further monitoring of its special-education services to students, leaving the district with five areas of its operation still under court supervision.
posted: 12/17/2014 3:09 a.m.
The North Little Rock School Board agreed Tuesday to put $20 million into middle school renovations and to maintain its earlier commitment to cut $8.3 million in operating costs by 2017-18 to help finance the district's construction program.
posted: 12/16/2014 3:41 a.m.
The Pulaski County Special School District on Monday announced its most specific plan to date for asking voters to approve a tax increase next year to pay for the construction of two new high schools and other school renovations.
updated: 12/13/2014 8:42 p.m.
Military families with questions or problems about transitioning their children in and out of Arkansas schools now have a new resource from which to receive guidance and assistance.
posted: 12/14/2014 2:46 a.m.
Experts tout new science standards
posted: 12/12/2014 3:41 a.m.
The Hartford School District will be incorporated into the Hackett School District in Sebastian County next year because of declining enrollment -- a voluntary merger crafted by the districts and approved Thursday by the Arkansas Board of Education.
posted: 12/12/2014 3:34 a.m.
New public charter school OK'd for LR
posted: 12/07/2014 4:55 a.m.
Students in Monticello, Benton, Bentonville and a handful of other Arkansas high schools are among the first in the state and nation this month to take the new exams that are replacing Arkansas' End-of-Course and Benchmark tests.
posted: 12/06/2014 2:26 a.m.
Teachers in the Pulaski County Special School District can expect to receive salary bonuses of $960 each before the annual winter break for the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
posted: 12/04/2014 3:49 a.m.
William "Bill" Walker Jr., director of the Arkansas Department of Career Education since 2007, notified employees in his agency Wednesday that he will not be retained in the job by Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson.
posted: 12/02/2014 3:25 a.m.
The Arkansas Board of Education on Monday repealed its rules for assigning A-F letter grades to more than 1,000 public schools so it could alter a provision in those rules for grading alternative education campuses.
posted: 12/02/2014 3:24 a.m.
The interim School Board for the new Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District on Monday made veteran educator Bobby G. Lester its choice for interim superintendent until a national search for a permanent leader is done in the spring.
posted: 11/30/2014 2:56 a.m.
For those keeping a tally, the North Little Rock School District has completed construction of three school buildings as part of its $265.5 million initiative to reduce 21 campuses to 13, most of which will be newly constructed or extensively renovated.
posted: 11/27/2014 3:26 a.m.
This Thanksgiving week marks a first for students and many employees in the Little Rock and Pulaski County Special school districts -- a full week away from their schools and classrooms.