Tagged: Johnny Key

Little Rock Mayor Proposes Local Control Plan

Little Rock Mayor Proposes Local Control Plan

Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott is proposing returning local control to the city's schools after a state plan to only grant limited authority drew complaints that the district could revert to a racially divided, "separate but equal" system. read more >

Code.org CEO: Maintain Computer Science Momentum

Code.org CEO: Maintain Computer Science Momentum

Technology & Telecom

Hadi Partovi, founder and CEO of Code.org, encourages leaders to continue investing in computer science education during the National Computer Science Summit for State Leaders at the Governor's Mansion in Little Rock. read more >

The Influencers: Michael Poore of the Little Rock School District

The Influencers: Michael Poore of the Little Rock School District

Technology & Telecom

It’s probably best to be an optimist if you want to lead the Little Rock School District. By that measure, Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key made the right choice last April in selecting Mike Poore as superintendent of the state’s biggest — and long-troubled — school district. read more >

Michael Poore Seeks Local Control for LRSD

Michael Poore Seeks Local Control for LRSD

Little Rock School District Superintendent Michael Poore says he was hired to work collaboratively to return the LRSD to local control as quickly as possible, and he urged parents, local businesses and other stakeholders to stay engaged with education. read more >