posted: 10/01/2014 3:50 a.m.
Too many students in America's schools are disengaged, uninspired and headed for dead-end jobs, while higher-paying jobs in science, math and technology fields go unfilled, the chief executive of an organization that promotes science and math education said Tuesday.
posted: 09/30/2014 2:55 a.m.
Christopher Tompkins of East Greenville, Pa., will become the head of school for Episcopal Collegiate School, effective July 1, leaders of the Little Rock campus announced Monday.
posted: 09/30/2014 2:47 a.m.
The Little Rock School District is hosting public forums at two high schools this week on the districtwide facility recommendations recently prepared by a consulting team headed by Fanning-Howey architects and engineers of Indianapolis.
posted: 09/28/2014 2:47 a.m.
13 seniors chosen as semifinalists Thirteen Arkansas high school seniors are among 1,600 students nationally to be selected as semifinalists in the 51st annual National Achievement Scholarship Program, which honors academically outstanding black students.
posted: 09/27/2014 2:35 a.m.
The Little Rock School Board very late Thursday night unanimously approved a budget for this 2014-15 school year that anticipates total revenue -- including federal funds -- of almost $319 million, total expenditures of $320.6 million and an ending fund balance, or reserves, of $34.1 million.
posted: 09/27/2014 2:34 a.m.
The Pulaski County Election Commission on Friday certified the results of the Sept. 16 annual school board elections and the vote on carving a Jacksonville/North Pulaski school system out of the Pulaski County Special School District.
posted: 09/26/2014 3:13 a.m.
The Little Rock School Board voted 4-3 late Thursday night to give Superintendent Dexter Suggs a 1 percent pay increase and extend his contract by one year, making it a three-year contract that will expire June 30, 2017.
posted: 09/21/2014 2:23 a.m.
Bid to end test-prep30 minutes rejected
posted: 09/17/2014 4:53 a.m.
Nearly 95 percent of Jacksonville and north Pulaski County voters in Tuesday's election said they favored the formation of a new Jacksonville-area school district to be carved out of the existing Pulaski County Special School District.
posted: 09/17/2014 3:54 a.m.
The two English and two math teachers who were named finalists Tuesday for the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year award have worked in the classroom between 13 and 36 years in districts that stretch from the eastern and western borders of the state.
posted: 09/16/2014 3:42 a.m.
Today is school election day in most of the state's 236 school districts, including in the Pulaski County Special School District, where Jacksonville-area voters will decide whether to establish their own 4,000-student system.
posted: 09/16/2014 3:39 a.m.
AR Kids Read, a literacy intervention program for elementary school pupils, is recruiting adult volunteers to spend one hour a week for 10 weeks helping Pulaski County area public school children hone their reading skills.
posted: 09/14/2014 3:09 a.m.
The move to carve a new Jacksonville/North Pulaski school system out of an existing larger district is being watched by civic leaders from elsewhere who think they would like to do something similar.
posted: 09/14/2014 3:08 a.m.
Buildings and budgets will demand a greater share of the Little Rock School Board's attention as the state's largest district plans for the loss of state desegregation aid while working to build and renovate school campuses.
posted: 09/14/2014 3:02 a.m.
Tuesday's School Board election in North Little Rock features two contested races.