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The Little Rock School District asked a federal judge Monday to delay his order from last week that calls for ending millions of dollars in state desegregation aid to the Pulaski County school districts, until an appeal is decided by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Court of Appeals.

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Front Section, Pages 1 on 05/24/2011

Print Headline: LR schools ask judge to delay aid cutoff

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  • TheBatt
    May 24, 2011 at 8:34 a.m.

    Of course they do- they don want o ooze the cash cow this deseg funds have been for so long. Just like public entitlements- folks get use to (addicted to?) the handout and just "don't know what to do without them.

    I pray the judge rejects this request. All three districts in the county have known this day was coming for several years. They chose to live in denial and now want taxpayers to "cover" for them.

  • larry53
    May 24, 2011 at 9:32 a.m.

    Feeding at the trough is a hard habit to break. And look at the product they turn out! Even those kids who do go to college, many of them have to take remedial classes to learn things they should have learned in high school. Cut them off--NOW! We have been paying for mediocrity (or worse) for too long already!

  • GeraldWells42
    May 24, 2011 at 4:01 p.m.

    I concur with TheBatt and larry53.

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