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Cynthia Howell

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Offers for 2 LR schools reopened

posted: 04/26/2017 3:18 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock School District is reopening its request for proposals for the re-purposing of the soon-to-be-vacant Franklin Elementary and Woodruff Early Childhood Education Center in the district.

8 high schoolers, 5 teachers win Stephens Awards in Little Rock

posted: 04/25/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Eight high school seniors and five teachers from Little Rock-area schools are recipients of the 2017 Stephens Awards that are made possible annually by The City Education Trust.

Education notebook

posted: 04/22/2017 2:23 a.m. Discuss

LR district's audit free of deficiencies

Higher ed briefs

posted: 04/22/2017 1:01 a.m. Discuss

Fayetteville High senior wins Merit Scholarship

North Little Rock schools likely to tap savings

posted: 04/21/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The North Little Rock School District will likely draw from a $15 million construction-savings fund to meet its operating costs after state desegregation aid to the district -- $7.6 million a year -- comes to an end, Superintendent Kelly Rodgers said Thursday.

Pull Little Rock school's charter, authorizing panel urges

posted: 04/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 8

An Arkansas Department of Education panel voted Wednesday to revoke the charter issued to Covenant Keepers College Preparatory School because of governance, financial and academic problems.

In Little Rock schools' millage vote, early sites at 5

posted: 04/19/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

There will be five early-voting locations for the Little Rock School District's May 9 special election on a proposal to extend the levy of 12.4 debt-service mills as a way to raise money for school construction and updates.

2 Little Rock sites proposed for school tax vote

posted: 04/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Pulaski County Election Commission will meet at 4 p.m. today to consider two additional early voting sites for the Little Rock School District's May 9 special election on a 12.4 debt service mill property tax extension.

In Little Rock, election location an issue

posted: 04/15/2017 2:58 a.m. Comment 1

The number of early voting sites has become an issue in the Little Rock School District's May 9 special election on a 14-year extension of 12.4 debt-service mills -- the money from which school district leaders say would be used for school construction and updates.

Education notebook

posted: 04/15/2017 2:20 a.m. Discuss

Ex-coach to rejoin Baptist Preparatory

On control of Little Rock's schools, words fly; state board hears views for 2 hours

posted: 04/14/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 4

An Arkansas Board of Education agenda item on the future of the state-controlled Little Rock School District resulted in a sometimes emotional two-hour exchange of views between board members, Education Commissioner Johnny Key and a legislator.

Lee County schools put on probation

posted: 04/14/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Board of Education voted Thursday to place the Marianna-based Lee County School District and its high school on probation for violating education standards on staffing and course offerings.

Vacant school campus to be sold for $75,000

posted: 04/14/2017 1:01 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock School District is selling its long unused Badgett School campus to Ben Davis of Little Rock for $75,000.

Franklin school plans presented in Little Rock meeting

posted: 04/13/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Individuals and organizations that want to acquire the Little Rock School District's soon-to-be vacant Franklin Elementary presented plans Wednesday for a community health center, a charter school and a new location for the Watershed Human and Community Development Agency.

Schools chief's pact extended

posted: 04/13/2017 3:27 a.m. Discuss

The School Board for the Pulaski County Special School District has extended Superintendent Jerry Guess' employment contract by one year so that he now has a two-year agreement that will expire June 30, 2019.

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