Tagged: little rock school district

On the Border Serves $4.3M Deal (Real Deal)

by George Waldon 2/24/2014 12:00 am

A 1.51-acre eatery development in Sherwood tipped the scales at $4.3 million. Land for a middle school campus in west Little Rock was assembled in two deals totaling $4.2 million. And A 60,000-SF office-warehouse facility in west Little Rock shifted ownership in a $2.75 million transaction.

Achievement Gap No Surprise to Little Rock Schools Superintendent

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 1/20/2014 08:15 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.

History in the Making (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/20/2014 12:00 am

U.S. District Judge Price Marshall last week approved a settlement that will end the state of Arkansas' legal obligation to make extra payments to the three school districts in Pulaski County in order to facilitate desegregation.

Is LRSD Gambling with Funding? (AP Analysis)

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 11/18/2013 08:41 am

If Dustin McDaniel is right, the Little Rock School District could be taking a big gamble by withholding its approval of a deal that would end years of extra state payments to boost desegregation. If he is wrong, the district's gamble could be worth it.

Little Rock Schools Offer to Phase Out Desegregation Money

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/16/2013 07:14 am

A proposal by the Little Rock School District to phase out desegregation payments it receives from Arkansas is a "non-starter," Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Tuesday, because it attaches too many conditions.

Wooded Acres Sell In $1.59 Million Deal (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/30/2013 12:00 am

More than 945 acres in the Hensley area of southeast Pulaski County tipped the scales at $1.59 million.