Tagged: pulaski county special school district

Outstanding Education: All About Central Arkansas Public, Private Schools

by Metro Little Rock Staff 10/6/2017 12:04 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.

Head of the Class 2017: Amy Eggers, Maumelle High School

by Little Rock Family Staff 5/3/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock Family congratulates Amy Eggers, a senior at Maumelle High School of the Pulaski County Special School District.

Head of the Class 2017: McKenlly Henshaw, Joe T. Robinson High School

by Little Rock Family Staff 5/3/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock Family congratulates McKenlly Henshaw, a senior at Joe T. Robinson High School of the Pulaski County Special School District.

Head of the Class 2017: Kelcie Ford, Joe T. Robinson High School

by Little Rock Family Staff 5/3/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock Family congratulates Kelcie Ford, a senior at Joe T. Robinson High School of the Pulaski County Special School District.

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.

JNPSD Superintendent Tony Wood Ready To Send Up Titans

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Tony Wood has been superintendent since July 2015 of the new Jacksonville North Pulaski School District, which split from the Pulaski County Special School District and began operating independently this year.

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: 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.

Meet Little Rock Family's Third Annual 'Amazing Educators'

by Stephanie Jackson 1/12/2016 12:00 am

Little Rock Family is proud to present our third annual class of Amazing Educators, presented by McDonald’s and sponsored by Delta Dental. With help from our sponsors, we awarded four impressive teachers in central Arkansas who work hard every day to inspire their students to learn, reach goals and dream. They spark imaginations, see future potential, give hope and tirelessly encourage.

Brilliant Beginnings: 7 Early Childhood Education and Preschool Programs in Central Arkansas

by Little Rock Family Staff 9/3/2015 12:00 am

A Little Rock Family special section highlighting early childhood education in central Arkansas.

PCSSD Opposed to New Districts Forming In Its Boundaries

by Associated Press 7/15/2015 2:22 pm

Lawyers for the Pulaski County Special School District say it doesn't support any more school districts being carved out of its boundaries.

Jacksonville Schools Wants To Be Party in Desegregation Case

by Lance Turner 4/20/2015 7:05 am

A federal judge says he needs more information before deciding whether the new Jacksonville School District can be a party to a decades-old desegregation case involving the Pulaski County Special School District.

Officials Say Special Education Unitary in Arkansas District

by Associated Press 12/15/2014 3:49 pm

Attorneys in a longstanding Arkansas school desegregation case have filed a motion agreeing that special education in the Pulaski County Special School District is "unitary," or substantially desegregated.

Leaders Say New School District Will Boost Businesses in Jacksonville

by Lee Hogan 9/17/2014 10:44 am

More than 94 percent voted Tuesday for Jacksonville to separate from the Pulaski County Special School District and create its own school district. Leaders expect the move to provide a big boost for business in the city.

Brilliant Beginnings: The Essentials of Early Childhood Education Programs in Central Arkansas

by Little Rock Family Staff 9/15/2014 12:00 am

Geania B. Dickey, Program Coordinator for Arkansas State University Childhood Services, explains why an early childhood education is essential and what parents can look for when choosing a program.

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.

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.

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