Mandy Keener

On this week’s podcast: Austin and Benji review the latest news from the LRSD (including job cuts and a big raise for Central High Principal Nancy Rousseau); Debra Hale-Shelton fills us in on the Supreme Court’s order allowing lawyers to carry guns in courthouses; and, Dave Ramsey discusses a little-known new law requiring schools to teach a pro-adoption, anti-abortion message


Stories discussed this week:

Central High principal’s salary adjustment to close a gender pay gap up for approval Thursday


Glitch sends out contract renewals to all LRSD employees, even the ones losing their jobs

LRSD outlines $15 million in budget cuts, employee non-renewals


Public schools must teach pro-adoption, anti-abortion lesson by end of school year, per new state law:

Judge asks the guns-in-courthouses questions the Arkansas Supreme Court chose to ignore


Arkansas Supreme Court goes loco after judge refers to its gun ruling as ‘LOCO’



The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017

The Beinart Notebook


Arkansas Times Film Series screens ‘Late Spring’ (1949) Tuesday night

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