posted: 01/21/2017 3:21 a.m.
North Little Rock School Board members elaborated Friday on their relationship with Superintendent Kelly Rodgers after a board member's motion to extend Rodgers' contract by a year died for lack of a second the night before.
posted: 01/20/2017 5:45 a.m.
The North Little Rock School Board on Thursday did not extend Superintendent Kelly Rodgers' contract, leaving him two more years as its chief executive.
posted: 01/19/2017 5:45 a.m.
Parents of pupils at Little Rock's Franklin Elementary and neighbors to the school turned out Wednesday to question and fight proposals by district leaders to close Franklin and other campuses next school year as a way to cut expenses.
posted: 01/18/2017 5:45 a.m.
Little Rock School District Superintendent Mike Poore on Tuesday announced a newly revised list of budget cut proposals for 2017-18 that will close or repurpose four campuses but, in a change, will keep Carver Magnet Elementary on the city’s east side in operation.
posted: 01/15/2017 2:53 a.m.
Federal deadline for plans moved
updated: 01/14/2017 2:57 a.m.
In just two years, 57 of Arkansas' more than 230 school districts acquired the same waivers of state rules and laws awarded to charter schools and schools of innovation.
posted: 01/13/2017 5:45 a.m.
The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday accepted a panel's earlier decisions to renew state-issued charters for three open-enrollment charter school systems in Pulaski County for terms ranging from three to 13 years.
posted: 01/11/2017 5:45 a.m.
The Little Rock School District will ask voters at a special election March 14 to approve an extension of existing property-tax mills to finance a new high school and make improvements at other campuses.
posted: 01/11/2017 5:45 a.m.
The School Board for the Pulaski County Special School District heard proposals Tuesday for expanding Sylvan Hills High School, which has doubled its enrollment since 2010-11 to 1,452 this year and is projected to reach more than 1,600 next year.
posted: 01/08/2017 2:30 a.m.
LR district looks to join network
posted: 01/07/2017 3:25 a.m.
The November School Board election in the Pulaski County Special School District -- the first to be held in conjunction with a general election -- generated more campaign contributions and more voters per contested race than in school elections of past years.
posted: 12/31/2016 5:45 a.m.
Despite six months of juggling academically distressed schools, budget cuts and public skepticism, Little Rock Superintendent Mike Poore insists that better days are ahead for the state's largest school system.
posted: 12/29/2016 5:45 a.m.
Little Rock School District leaders are in the midst of planning the construction of a new high school.
updated: 12/23/2016 3:53 a.m.
Nearly $7 million in rewards will go to more than 150 Arkansas public schools in the coming weeks for their performance on last spring's state-required math and literacy exams.
posted: 12/16/2016 5:45 a.m.
The state's Charter Authorizing Panel on Thursday voted in support of a 13-year charter renewal for the 2,000-student LISA Academy system in Little Rock and North Little Rock, and a three-year charter renewal for the academically struggling Little Rock Preparatory Academy.