posted: 04/25/2015 3:04 a.m.
Plans are changing for the Pulaski County Special School District's College Station, Harris and Scott elementary campuses, which are set to be closed and replaced with a single, new school with proceeds from a proposed property tax increase.
updated: 04/23/2015 10:43 p.m.
Arkansas is a unique state that needs an "Arkansas solution" regarding education standards for its public school students, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday.
posted: 04/23/2015 3:10 a.m.
Nearly a dozen teacher leaders, university faculty members, school superintendents and state agency administrators will present information on the Common Core State Standards to a review council today on the first of five days of hearings at the Arkansas Capitol.
posted: 04/22/2015 4:16 a.m.
Little Rock School District interim Superintendent Dexter Suggs resigned Tuesday, effective immediately, as part of a settlement and severance agreement that provides Suggs with a payout of nearly $250,000 by Jan. 1.
posted: 04/21/2015 3:38 a.m.
Teacher leaders in the Pulaski County Special School District say they have an alternative to the district's proposal for dividing teachers and principals between Pulaski County Special and the new Jacksonville/North Pulaski school districts.
posted: 04/21/2015 3:08 a.m.
Little Rock interim Superintendent Dexter Suggs, who is facing accusations of plagiarism, said Monday that "everything was aboveboard" in his 2009 doctoral dissertation at Indiana Wesleyan University.
posted: 04/18/2015 2:39 a.m.
A federal judge said Friday that it's not his place to manage the separation of the Pulaski County Special and Jacksonville/North Pulaski school districts, and he urged the parties in the case who have stalled in their negotiations to restart their talks.
posted: 04/17/2015 2:17 a.m.
Little Rock School District interim Superintendent Dexter Suggs has shown this week that his proposals for alterations at some schools next school year are at this point subject to change in discussion with parents.
posted: 04/16/2015 4:15 a.m.
Arkansas' more than 1,000 public schools received letter grades Wednesday ranging from A's for excellence to F's for schoolwide low achievement, just like the grades the schools give to their students.
posted: 04/16/2015 3:23 a.m.
An Arkansas Department of Education panel voted Wednesday to take no action against the Covenant Keepers Charter School in southwest Little Rock despite the school being classified by the state agency as academically distressed.
posted: 04/15/2015 3:08 a.m.
The Little Rock School District posted on its website late Tuesday afternoon a proposal for organizing 48 schools into four kindergarten-through-12th-grade "academic zones," each under the direction of the superintendent or a chief improvement officer.
posted: 04/15/2015 3:01 a.m.
Today, Arkansas public schools will receive A-F letter grades for student achievement on the annual online report cards produced by the state.
posted: 04/14/2015 3:17 a.m.
Planning is underway to vacate all jobs at one Little Rock elementary school and convert another into a stand-alone early childhood education center for the forthcoming 2015-16 school year, interim Superintendent Dexter Suggs said.
posted: 04/13/2015 2:36 a.m.
State asks to renew No Child act waiver
posted: 04/12/2015 2:17 a.m.
4 in state awarded merit scholarship