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Joyce Elliott

Arkansas Schools Regularly Suspend Truant Kids Despite Ban

Five years after Arkansas banned the use of out-of-school suspension as a punishment for truancy, dozens of schools are still suspending children who repeatedly miss classes. read more >

Corrected: Springdale Superintendent Rollins Tops Salary List

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. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Legal

Judge OKs Deal Ending Arkansas Desegregation Aid

Arkansas can stop making payments in one of the nation's most historic desegregation efforts, a judge has ruled, but he cautioned work remains to ensure students in the Little Rock area receive a proper education. read more >