Tagged: little rock school district

Little Rock City Director-elect Capi Peck Says Politics, Restaurants Comparable

by Jan Cottingham 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Earlier this month, Capi Peck, owner and operator of Trio's Restaurant, won her race for Ward 4 on the Little Rock Board of Directors.

LRSD Hails National Merit Semifinalists

by Little Rock Family Staff 11/15/2016 12:00 am

The Little Rock School District has 13 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists this year, including 12 from Central High School.

The Rep to Host School's Out Day Camp

by Lydia McAllister 10/4/2016 7:00 am

The Little Rock School District is closed on Friday, Oct. 14 and the Rep is opening their doors for a full day of fun for your kids.

Outstanding Education: All About Central Arkansas Public, Private Schools

by Metro Little Rock Staff 9/29/2016 12:16 am

From elementary to college, students in central Arkansas have a variety of choices for their education. Private and parochial schools are abundant, and three public school districts in the Little Rock area offer a rigorous curriculum.

LRSD Superintendent Wants Local Control to Return Next Year

by Sarah Campbell 9/13/2016 4:52 pm

The Little Rock School District is working to regain local control by July, Superintendent Mike Poore tells the Rotary Club of Little Rock.

Corrected: Springdale Superintendent Rollins Tops Salary List

by Gwen Moritz 9/5/2016 12:00 am

The Pulaski County Special School District spent more on superintendents than any other school district in the state in 2014-15, but the superintendent with the highest compensation was Jim Rollins of Springdale.

Making Money Matters Into Kids' Stuff

by Morgan Acuff 8/22/2016 12:00 am

Junior Achievement is a national nonprofit that pairs students in kindergarten through 12th grade with professionals who have direct experience in the financial world. These professionals serve as teachers for financial literacy, entrepreneurship and career readiness.

School Crossings: Central Arkansas Education Highlights

by Little Rock Family Staff 8/11/2016 12:00 am

The primary color is likely to be yellow as Little Rock School District elementary students are invited to enter an art contest sponsored by First Student, the nation’s leading provider of school bus transportation.

Michael Poore Seeks Local Control for LRSD

by Sarah Campbell 7/5/2016 4:15 pm

Little Rock School District Superintendent Michael Poore says he was hired to work collaboratively to return the LRSD to local control as quickly as possible, and he urged parents, local businesses and other stakeholders to stay engaged with education.

School Crossings: LRSD Plans for New Middle School, PCSSD Embraces Breakfast in the Classroom Program

by Little Rock Family Staff 2/12/2016 12:00 am

Plans are already underway to open a new middle school in the fall of 2016. The west Little Rock campus will be housed in the former Leisure Arts location and will serve sixth graders in the first year with grades 7-8 opening in subsequent years.

Little Rock School District Students to Participate in Job Shadowing

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2016 9:49 am

Seven primary sites across Pulaski County will host National Groundhog Job Shadow day on Feb. 2 in partnership with Junior Achievement Arkansas.

$6M Initiative Bringing 215 Teachers to Arkansas

by Associated Press 1/27/2016 2:56 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says $6 million is state and private funds are being used to bring more than 215 teachers to the state over the next three years.

School Crossings: New Access School Playground, Reading Day at LRSD and NLRSD

by Little Rock Family Staff 1/26/2016 12:00 am

Students at Access Schools are frolicking on a brand-new playground thanks to hundreds of hard-working volunteers who built the structure in just one day.

School Crossings: JMS Cares, Parades, Playgrounds and More!

by Blair Neel 12/17/2015 12:00 am

News, accomplishments and more from Jacksonville Middle School, Amboy Elementary, The Allen School, the Little Rock School District and Maumelle High.

The One-Way Test (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/16/2015 12:00 am

At virtually every meeting, Rotarians recite “The Four-Way Test of the Things We Think, Say or Do,” but I keep my mouth shut. I’m fine with the first two — Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? — because those are my personal and professional goals at all times. But the parts about building goodwill and friendship and being beneficial to all concerned — well, the things I’m paid to think, say and do don’t always pass those tests.

Baker Kurrus: Little Rock Schools on Detroit Path

by Mark Carter 11/3/2015 3:55 pm

Little Rock is on path to a similar fate as Detroit's low-performing public schools, Little Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus warned Tuesday. But he saved some optimism for the future and challenged the community to take ownership of its schools during a speech at the Little Rock Rotary Club's weekly luncheon at the Clinton Presidential Center.

Arkansas Children's Hospital Puts Trainers in Little Rock High Schools

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 8/13/2015 7:02 am

When a football player at Central High School in Little Rock began to overheat at practice earlier this summer, a certified sports medicine trainer from Arkansas Children's Hospital was on the field to help him into an ice bath immediately.

Intellectual Dishonesty (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/27/2015 12:00 am

Under Associated Press style rules, most of which we have adopted at Arkansas Business, the honorific Dr. is reserved for medical doctors, dentists, veterinarians and the like — not for Ph.Ds. Therefore, we would never have called the interim superintendent of the Little Rock School District “Dr.” Dexter Suggs in the first place.

Dexter Suggs Resigns From LRSD Amid Plagiarism Allegations

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/21/2015 9:37 am

Little Rock School District interim Superintendent Dexter Suggs has resigned from the district, the state Department of Education said Tuesday.

Little Rock School District Hosts 3-Day Student Showcase Artistry in the Rock

by Blair Neel 4/20/2015 3:00 pm

From April 21-23, the Little Rock School District will once again host Artistry in the Rock at the Metroplex Event Center. The student showcase includes an art gallery, as well as daily performances from students in the Little Rock School District.