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Marvell-Elaine prepares to start the school year under Arkansas’ first ‘transformation contract’

After a summer of uncertainty, the Marvell-Elaine School District will start the school year Monday under the direction of a charter school management organization.
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Lawsuit aims to freeze Marvell-Elaine School District handover to charter school company

Corner-cutting by Arkansas lawmakers may have cleared a path to put a hold on Arkansas's new school choice expansion law. A suit filed Monday could freeze a handover of the imperiled Marvell-Elaine School District to a charter school management company, at least until community members can get a handle on what exactly the three-year contract entails.
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Charter management group wins first ever 'transformation contract' to take on struggling Marvell-Elaine schools, plenty of questions remain

Taken over by the state after years of low enrollment and academic distress, the Marvell Elaine School District in Phillips County will now be steered by a charter school management group. Probably? There are some legal questions still to be answered.

Marvell-Elaine community members object to charter contract, say legislators' procedural flubs mean LEARNS provisions aren't yet in effect

Mistakes were made.
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