posted: 08/22/2014 4:34 a.m.
A federal judge on Thursday issued a consent judgment that incorporates the Jan. 13 settlement agreement, dismisses some of the parties and describes the court's role going forward in the long-running Pulaski County school desegregation lawsuit.
posted: 08/22/2014 3:44 a.m.
The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday said four children from two families living outside the Bentonville School District can attend Bentonville schools this school year over the objections of district leaders.
posted: 08/20/2014 4:19 a.m.
Members of Arkansas' high school Class of 2014 took the ACT college entrance exam in larger numbers and earned a higher average composite score than did last year's class.
posted: 08/20/2014 4:05 a.m.
U.S. District Judge Susan Webber Wright has dismissed a federal lawsuit filed in May over the inability of Pulaski County Special School District support staff to immediately end their union membership and payment of union dues.
posted: 08/17/2014 3:32 a.m.
The 2014-15 school year that begins Monday in Arkansas' public schools will distinguish itself from all previous school years in two ways: new online student testing and digitally delivered course-taking.
posted: 08/17/2014 3:21 a.m.
The state has given 16 Arkansas school districts and charter school systems -- including the Little Rock, Bentonville, Pine Bluff and Texarkana districts -- waivers from giving online, state-required tests in math and literacy this school year.
posted: 08/17/2014 3:07 a.m.
New middle schoo ready for Monday
posted: 08/15/2014 3:12 a.m.
Little Rock School Board members for the first time Thursday questioned facility consultants about recommendations for building, expanding and repairing school campuses at a cost approaching $500 million.
posted: 08/15/2014 2:01 a.m.
The Pulaski County Special School District has met the requirements of its desegregation Plan 2000 in regard to staffing, including provisions for black administrators, an attorney for the district told a federal judge Thursday.
posted: 08/12/2014 2:54 a.m.
A standing-room-only crowd of Jacksonville residents turned out Monday to show support and ask a few questions regarding the proposal that will be on their Sept. 16 school election ballot to form a Jacksonville-area school district.
posted: 08/10/2014 2:52 a.m.
Jacksonville groupstarts school drive
posted: 08/09/2014 3:28 a.m.
The projected cost for building, expanding and repairing schools in the 25,000-student Little Rock School District will approach $500 million, according to draft recommendations to be presented to the School Board on Thursday.
posted: 08/08/2014 2:52 a.m.
NLR to let kids use phones on campus
posted: 08/04/2014 3:56 a.m.
Jacksonville civic leaders will begin campaigning this month for voter support of a ballot measure at the Sept. 16 annual school election on forming a new Jacksonville/North Pulaski school district.
posted: 08/03/2014 3:35 a.m.
The challenge of paying for school construction projects in the North Little Rock School District is ongoing, even as the new and extensively renovated schools get closer to completion, a financial adviser to the school district said Saturday.