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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.

School Crossings: NLR Gets Piano from Barry Manilow & More School News

by Blair Neel 5/16/2016 12:00 am

In April, the North Little Rock School District got a donation from an unlikely source—Barry Manilow! As part of the Manilow Music Project, the singer-songwriter donated a Yamaha piano to the school to help launch a music instrument drive.

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.

NLR Chuy’s Rings Up $4.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/18/2016 12:00 am

The sale of a North Little Rock eatery tipped the scales at $4.5 million. A Sherwood car wash transaction weighed in at $2.5 million. And apartments in midtown Little Rock changed hands in a $1.74 million deal.

Sneak Peek: Inside the New North Little Rock High School

by Blair Neel 8/10/2015 11:00 am

North Little Rock High School will show off many new facilities and amenities in the 2015-2016 school year, including the brand-new stadium and track. When school begins this month, two of the four new academic buildings will also be ready for students, and the remainder of the new high school buildings will open throughout the year. We had to see the progress for ourselves, so Little Rock Family took a tour in the final days of July!

School Crossings: Latest News from Central Arkansas Schools

by Little Rock Family Staff 1/20/2015 12:00 am

Get the scoop on school renovations, interesting activities and impressive awards!

Cyber School Not a Fix for Snow Days

by Marty Cook 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Problematic snow days are leading schools to look into holding "cyber days" on a limited basis, acknowledging that many logistical and economical obstacles remain in place.

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.

North Little Rock Schools in the Middle Of a $223 Million Makeover

by Luke Jones 12/2/2013 12:00 am

North Little Rock School District’s $223 million capital improvement project is underway, and when both phases are done, much of the district’s 50-plus-year-old infrastructure will be replaced.

Dustin McDaniel: Deal in Place to End Desegregation Lawsuit

by Associated Press 11/19/2013 1:51 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says an agreement is in place to end a decades-long desegregation lawsuit involving three Little Rock-area school districts.

LRSD, Joshua Intervenors Support Desegregation Agreement

by Associated Press 11/19/2013 7:28 am

The Little Rock School District and a group of patrons known as the Joshua Intervenors are both now on board with a planned settlement of a 30-year-old desegregation lawsuit.

Is LRSD Gambling with Funding? (AP Analysis)

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 11/18/2013 8:41 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.

Arkansas Lawmakers Approve Desegregation Proposal

by Associated Press 11/15/2013 12:45 pm

The Arkansas Legislative Council has approved a proposed settlement that would put an end to years of payments the state makes to boost desegregation efforts in three Little Rock-area school districts.

Arkansas, School Districts Reach Desegregation Pact

by Associated Press 11/14/2013 2:23 pm

The attorney general says the state of Arkansas and three Little Rock-area school districts have reached an agreement that would end years of special payments made to help desegregate schools.

Denise Drennan of North Little Rock School District (CFO of the Year Finalist, Public Sector)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/28/2013 12:00 am

Denise Drennan, CFO of the North Little Rock School District, has helped the district out of a fiscal pinch and onto the path to growth and improvement. Her efforts made her a finalist for Arkansas Business CFO of the year in the public sector category.

North Little Rock's 'Finding Safe Routes to School' Walks Start This Month

by Lauren James 4/11/2013 9:16 am

The City of North Little Rock has partnered with the North Little Rock School District to conduct “Finding Safe Routes to School” walks around city elementary schools to help gather public input on improving connections between neighborhoods and schools.

With Hostess Gone, Rogers Company Sees Bread Sales Rise

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2012 12:00 am

The sudden shutdown of the Hostess Brands baking plant in Memphis has created a bonanza of sorts for Harris Baking Co. of Rogers.

After Bottoming Out, Pulaski County Programs Begin to Resurface

by Jim Harris 7/11/2011 12:00 am

While granting that his district has become more of a basketball district in recent years – three LRSD athletes signed Division I basketball scholarships in the most recent class – LRSD athletic director Johnny Johnson can see improvement coming.

North Little Rock School District Teacher of the Year:

by Jennifer Pyron 1/3/2011 12:00 am

Every year, school districts in Arkansas honor excellence in the classroom by selecting a Teacher of the Year. The recipients are recognized for their dedication to the profession, commitment to student achievement and their passion for the classroom. Congratulations to Elizabeth McMahan, North Little Rock School District Teacher of the Year.