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School Consolidation Waivers Endorsed by Arkansas House

by Associated Press 3/2/2015 4:10 pm

The House voted 95-0 Monday to allow school districts with fewer than 350 students to apply for a waiver from the state. Smaller districts that meet academic, fiscal and facility standards set by the state would be eligible to avoid consolidation with a nearby district.

Arkansas Bill Defends Christmas Greetings in Schools

by Associated Press 2/9/2015 5:10 pm

Classrooms could be filled with Christmas trees, menorahs and other religious holiday imagery under a bill filed by an Arkansas lawmaker who wants to defend teachers and students who wish to celebrate Christmas at school.

Arkansas House Considering Options for Speaker's Race Tie

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/12/2012 2:39 pm

After a campaign season that focused on which party would win Arkansas' House, Democrats and Republicans in that chamber now face a new question: What happens if neither side is in control?