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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Added to NWA ‘Ideas Summit’ Lineup

She'll be part of a discussion with Gov. Asa Hutchinson moderated by Haley Barbour, former governor of Mississippi. read more >
From left: Betsy DeVos, Steuart Walton and Tom Walton
Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Betsy DeVos, Walton Heirs Added to Governor’s NWA ‘Ideas Summit’

AOL co-founder Steve Case has also been added to the lineup of speakers. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

Arkansas, Other States Sue Over LGBT Protections at School, Work

Attorneys general from 20 states including Arkansas sued President Joe Biden's administration Monday seeking to halt directives that extend federal sex discrimination protections to LGBTQ people. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Arkansas State Seeks Delay in Free Speech Lawsuit

Arkansas State University attorneys want a freedom of speech lawsuit against the university to be delayed, citing a bill legislators are considering that regulates university speech. read more >

Walmart Heirs’ Money Influences Black Charter Schools Debate

Amid fierce debate over whether charter schools are good for black students, the heirs to the Walmart company fortune have been working to make inroads with advocates and influential leaders in the black community. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care

Budget Undercuts Trump Focus On Mental Health, School Safety

President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas. read more >
John Boozman
Education / Government & Politics

US Senate Confirms DeVos as Education Secretary

The Senate has confirmed school choice activist Betsy DeVos as Education secretary, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie. read more >