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Cynthia Howell

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North Little Rock school budget gets a wary OK

posted: 09/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The North Little Rock School Board on Monday approved a 2016-17 budget that is smaller than last year's budget and comes with the warning that millions of dollars in budget cuts will be necessary in coming years to offset the forthcoming loss of state desegregation aid.

Education notebook

updated: 09/26/2016 4:22 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas receives $30,718 for test aid

Education notebook

posted: 09/25/2016 3:42 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas receives $30,718 for test aid

Schools-vote results given final approval

posted: 09/23/2016 2:37 a.m. Discuss

The Pulaski County Election Commission on Thursday certified the results of the North Little Rock and Little Rock school elections that took place earlier this week.

State set to honor 14 finalists for 2017 Teacher of the Year

posted: 09/22/2016 3:21 a.m. Discuss

Fourteen regional finalists for the 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year designation were announced Wednesday by the Arkansas Department of Education.

Vote puts 2 on NLR School Board

posted: 09/21/2016 3:14 a.m. Discuss

Dorothy "Dot" Williams and Taniesha Richardson-Wiley were elected in uncontested races Tuesday to the North Little Rock School Board in an election conducted only by absentee and early voting.

Education notebook

posted: 09/19/2016 2:59 a.m. Discuss

Attorneys dispute legal fee requests

Early voting ends Monday in LR, NLR school elections

posted: 09/18/2016 3:01 a.m. Discuss

Monday is the final day to cast an early vote in the annual school elections in the Little Rock and North Little Rock school districts in a year in which the polling places will not be open in those districts on school election day Tuesday.

Desegregation judge urges sides to work

posted: 09/16/2016 4:13 a.m. Comment 1

U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. urged the parties in the long-running Pulaski County school desegregation lawsuit on Thursday to push ahead on meeting desegregation obligations on school staffing or expect a trial next year.

Loan to put eStem location at UALR

posted: 09/15/2016 3:49 a.m. Discuss

A no-interest loan of up to $11.4 million from the Walton Family Foundation of Bentonville will result in enhancements for loan-recipient eStem Public Charter Schools Inc. and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

2 Pulaski County districts arrive at fund-sharing deal

posted: 09/14/2016 3:10 a.m. Discuss

Leaders of the Pulaski County Special and Jacksonville/North Pulaski school districts have reached a proposed "true-up agreement" in which the Pulaski Special district will transfer more than $7 million of its year-end balances to the new district.

Little Rock School District superintendent to speak to League of Women Voters of Pulaski County

posted: 09/12/2016 2:57 p.m. Discuss

Little Rock School District Superintendent Mike Poore is the guest speaker at today's quarterly meeting of the the League of Women Voters of Pulaski County.

Education notebook

posted: 09/12/2016 3:14 a.m. Discuss

Mayor picked for community panel

No polls open for Little Rock, North Little Rock school vote

posted: 09/11/2016 2:58 a.m. Discuss

Early voting in school elections begins Tuesday in Pulaski County, where only two of four public school districts are having a September school election.

2 get OK to accredit Succeed-law schools

posted: 09/09/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday approved AdvancED and American Montessori Society as acceptable agencies for accrediting private schools that want to qualify for state dollars to serve special-education students.




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