posted: 08/29/2015 5:38 a.m.
Arkansas' youngest test-takers scored lower on the 2015 Iowa Test of Basic Skills than did pupils in past years.
posted: 08/28/2015 4:38 a.m.
Little Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus talked about teachers, school buildings, academic interventions, competition and organizational management at a meeting Thursday with the district's Civic Advisory Committee.
posted: 08/28/2015 4:13 a.m.
ACT college-entrance exam results were mixed for the recently graduated Class of 2015 in Pulaski County's three public school districts, while the average score at the state's only residential school for gifted juniors and seniors reached a record high.
posted: 08/26/2015 5:34 a.m.
Arkansas' high school class of 2015 earned a composite ACT college-entrance exam score of 20.4, duplicating the average earned by the previous year's class but falling short of the national composite average of 21.
posted: 08/24/2015 3 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK -- The Pulaski County Special School District is gearing up to build a new Mills University Studies High School campus that would open within two or three years and help the district meet its desegregation obligations.
posted: 08/23/2015 4 a.m.
The Pulaski County Special School District is gearing up to build a new Mills University Studies High School campus that would open within two or three years and help the district meet its desegregation obligations.
posted: 08/21/2015 3:47 a.m.
Pulaski County Special School District Superintendent Jerry Guess is the final decision-maker on desegregation-related matters, including most staffing issues in the not-yet independent Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
posted: 08/19/2015 3:20 a.m.
Grant to let eSTEM train staff to lead
posted: 08/15/2015 2:52 a.m.
Questions about public engagement, open-ended consultant contracts and lines of authority within the Pine Bluff School District prompted an Arkansas Board of Education committee Friday to put the district on the full board's November agenda for a status report.
posted: 08/14/2015 2:49 a.m.
The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday denied appeals from three families seeking to transfer their children out of the Forrest City and Blytheville school districts and into the Palestine-Wheatley and Armorel school systems for the new school year.
posted: 08/14/2015 2:48 a.m.
Little Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus said Thursday that he doesn't intend to add a new school in west Little Rock without a comprehensive building plan for the entire district.
posted: 08/14/2015 2:34 a.m.
A petition for a special election to be held in the former Weiner School District on whether to detach from the Harrisburg School District was pulled from the Arkansas Board of Education's agenda Thursday.
posted: 08/14/2015 2:25 a.m.
Board OKs $10.8M allotment to district The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday quickly and unanimously approved a proposal for dividing assets and liabilities between the Pulaski County Special School District and the new Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District.
updated: 08/13/2015 3:53 a.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday urged that anticipated revisions to the state's math and English/language arts standards include dropping the "Common Core State Standards" name.
posted: 08/12/2015 3:35 a.m.
Little Rock School District teachers used a union membership meeting Tuesday to ask questions and express frustrations over the bare-bones draft contract that district leaders have offered employees for the 2015-16 school year.