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Cynthia Howell

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School bus driver sues for overtime

posted: 05/21/2018 2:17 a.m. Discuss

John Lamb, a bus driver in the Pulaski County Special School District, has sued the district in federal court for overtime pay that he says is due to him and to as many as 400 other drivers and substitute drivers in the district.

Bench to be reminder of frightened girl’s wait

posted: 05/21/2018 1 a.m. Discuss

This 60th-school year anniversary of the 1957-58 desegregation of Little Rock Central High is ending this month with the construction of the Elizabeth Eckford Commemorative Bench.

Education notebook

posted: 05/20/2018 2:25 a.m. Discuss

3 incumbents run in school board race

Festivities planned today at Clinton Center for Little Rock School District's reading campaign

posted: 05/19/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock School District’s spring campaign to have each of its 12,000 elementary school pupils read the same book — Cleo Edison Oliver, Playground Millionaire — draws to a close today with festivities that are open to the public at the Clinton Presidential Center.

Bench in Little Rock to be reminder of frightened girl's wait in 1957

posted: 05/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

This 60th-school year anniversary of the 1957-58 desegregation of Little Rock Central High is ending this month with the construction of the Elizabeth Eckford Commemorative Bench.

North Little Rock school chief to receive buyout

posted: 05/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The North Little Rock School Board plans to buy out the last year of Superintendent Kelly Rodgers' three-year contract, board President Sandi Campbell said Thursday.

Little Rock charter at risk; 2nd backed for early open

posted: 05/17/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The Rockbridge Montessori Public Charter School in Little Rock is on track to lose its state-issued charter to operate beyond June 30, causing families of some 120 children to find new schools for 2018-19.

School bus driver sues for overtime

posted: 05/17/2018 1:08 a.m. Discuss

John Lamb, a bus driver in the Pulaski County Special School District, has sued the district in federal court for overtime pay that he says is due to him and to as many as 400 other drivers and substitute drivers in the district.

Four districts readying for graduation rites

posted: 05/16/2018 3:10 a.m. Discuss

High school seniors in Pulaski County's four traditional school districts will be participating in graduation ceremonies in the coming days, starting tonight with North Little Rock High School.

Panel on safety at Arkansas schools to meet

posted: 05/15/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas School Safety Commission, established earlier this year to develop recommendations for improving school safety and security, will listen to ideas from the general public beginning at 9 a.m. May 30 at the University of Arkansas System's Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock.

Education notebook

posted: 05/14/2018 2:34 a.m. Discuss

LR district's portal open for updates

3 students in state named U.S. Presidential Scholars

posted: 05/13/2018 2:46 a.m. Discuss

Three Arkansas high school seniors are among 161 students nationally to be named U.S. Presidential Scholars for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields.

Education notebook

posted: 05/13/2018 2:32 a.m. Discuss

Replica bench part of LR Nine project

Replica bench part of Little Rock Nine project

posted: 05/13/2018 1:01 a.m. Discuss

A replica of the bus stop bench that served as a refuge of sorts for Little Rock Nine student Elizabeth Eckford after she was turned away from entering Central High School on Sept. 4, 1957, is planned for the corner of Park and 16th streets.

Head of Arkansas school district asks state for patience in correcting academic, money woes

posted: 05/11/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The superintendent of the Earle School District, which was taken over by the state in November because of dire financial straits, asked the state Board of Education on Thursday for patience as the school system corrects its academic and money woes.

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