Tagged: mark biviano

State Lawmakers Send Charter School Approval Bill to Mike Beebe

by Associated Press 3/22/2013 8:09 am

Arkansas lawmakers have given their final approval to a bill to change the way the state approves charter schools.

Arkansas House Approves Charter School Law Changes

by Associated Press 3/14/2013 3:08 pm

The Arkansas House has passed a bill that would change the way the state approves charter schools.

State House Committee Backs Change to Charter School Process

by Associated Press 3/12/2013 1:33 pm

A House committee has approved legislation that would change the way Arkansas approves charter schools applications.

Legislative Roundup: Guns Become Automatic Issue With General Assembly

by Mark Carter 2/25/2013 12:00 am

The 89th General Assembly has yet to finish writing its chapter in the big book of Arkansas state legislatures. But if Chapter 89 were printed this week, then surely “guns” would be in the title. Legislation devoted to guns dominated the action again last week.

State Senate Committee OKs Police Powers for Private Campuses

by Associated Press 2/20/2013 3:03 pm

The Senate has been sent a proposal that would give arrest and detention powers to campus police at private universities and colleges in Arkansas.

Mark Biviano Files Bill for New Charter School Panel

by Associated Press 1/18/2013 7:23 am

Republican Rep. Mark Biviano of Searcy files a bill that would establish a new independent state commission to oversee charter schools.