posted: 03/26/2015 4:22 a.m.
The Arkansas Board of Education made Gov. Asa Hutchinson's selection for Arkansas education commissioner official Wednesday by voting unanimously to employ former Sen. Johnny Key for the job.
posted: 03/25/2015 3:18 a.m.
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Tuesday denied without comment a request for an expedited briefing schedule in an appeal in a lawsuit challenging the Arkansas Board of Education's Jan. 28 takeover of the Little Rock School District.
posted: 03/24/2015 2:56 a.m.
Board to discuss pick for top post
posted: 03/22/2015 3:40 a.m.
Districts choose snow-day options
posted: 03/20/2015 2:51 a.m.
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday stopped in midstream a Pulaski County Circuit Court hearing in a lawsuit to reverse the state Board of Education's Jan. 28 takeover of the Little Rock School District and dismissal of its elected School Board.
posted: 03/20/2015 1 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday stopped in midstream a Pulaski County Circuit Court hearing in a lawsuit to reverse the state Board of Education's Jan. 28 takeover of the Little Rock School District and dismissal of its elected School Board.
posted: 03/19/2015 3:53 a.m.
Displaced Little Rock School Board members told a Pulaski County circuit judge Wednesday that the state's Jan. 28 takeover of the district was an unwarranted surprise that has left the system without a plan for academic improvement.
posted: 03/18/2015 4:06 a.m.
Attorneys defending the state's Jan. 28 takeover of the Little Rock School District asked a Pulaski County Circuit judge on Tuesday to delay today's hearing pending the outcome of their appeal to the Arkansas Supreme Court.
posted: 03/18/2015 3:10 a.m.
Little Rock area lawmakers have selected nine community members and representatives of philanthropic organizations to serve on the new Little Rock School District Civic Advisory Committee.
posted: 03/17/2015 2:58 a.m.
Attorneys for the state defendants in a lawsuit challenging the Jan. 28 takeover of the Little Rock School District, including the dissolution of the School Board, asked a Pulaski County circuit judge on Monday to dismiss the case.
posted: 03/17/2015 2:51 a.m.
NLR charter school hires first principal
posted: 03/15/2015 2:36 a.m.
Online readiness tests start off well
posted: 03/13/2015 2:50 a.m.
The state-controlled Lee County School District based in Marianna will be returned to local management after a new School Board is elected in September and trained, the state Board of Education decided Thursday.
posted: 03/13/2015 2:33 a.m.
The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday affirmed a state panel's earlier decisions to renew the charters for Academics Plus Charter School in Maumelle and the Arkansas Arts Academy in Rogers, the state's two oldest charter schools.
posted: 03/12/2015 3:13 a.m.
The superintendents of the Little Rock and North Little Rock school districts on Wednesday urged a state committee to consider expanding their district boundaries to their city limits, while Pulaski County Special and Jacksonville district leaders argued for keeping existing district lines intact.