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State Board Votes to Take Over Little Rock School District

by Associated Press 1/29/2015 7:25 am

The Arkansas Board of Education voted Wednesday to take control of Little Rock schools less than six months after a federal judge granted more independence to the historically embattled district and ended a quarter-century of payments to boost integration.

Achievement Gap No Surprise to Little Rock Schools Superintendent

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 1/20/2014 8:15 am

A federal judge's observation that more must be done to address an achievement gap between predominantly white and predominantly black schools in Pulaski County wasn't news to the new Little Rock School District superintendent.