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'Joyce Elliott'

Christmas queens' fundraiser for voter engagement promises not to be a drag

Held at the Sugarbaker-approved Villa Marre, Get Loud Arkansas's Democracy in December holiday party features live music by BET Apollo winner Nicky Parrish and a performance by decorated drag queen Athena Sinclair.
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Parkview High School is staying put, LRSD superintendent says, despite district's troubles

A plan to transplant Parkview's programs and students to an as-yet-to-be-built campus out west is no longer on the table. But the path forward for the Little Rock School District is not clear.

Little Rock school board votes to combine two high schools next school year

The Little Rock school board voted Thursday night 6-2 to move the West School of Innovation to Hall High School — a move that is bound to be controversial among some parents. But the consolidation is a necessity for the district as it grapples with shrinking student enrollment.

Get Loud Arkansas is giving away tickets to the Legends of Hip Hop show

The entry period ends on Monday, Oct. 30, so act fast. 

Joyce Elliott, Mary Bentley, Skip Rutherford and others to debate at health panel tomorrow

Vaccine boosters, the Freedom of Information Act and maternal mortality are up for lively debate at tomorrow's health and wellness expo, featuring Skip Rutherford, Joyce Elliott and state legislators.

Excuses and diversions, but still no official explanation for dropping AP African American Studies

The Arkansas Department of Education's delay in explaining its 11th hour maneuver to cull AP African American Studies from its list of recognized course offerings created an information vacuum. Public education advocates have both theories and questions.

Very patriotic story times with Joyce Elliott scheduled for this week

Legend Joyce Elliott will be making appearances at libraries in Conway and Little Rock to host story time with the book "V is for Voting," and you can even bring your kids.

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.

SLIDESHOW: LR Central students again protest segregation and censorship in Arkansas LEARNS

Little Rock Central High students who came to the Capitol Monday to speak out against the Arkansas LEARNS school privatization bill were back Wednesday, and this time they brought friends.

Not giving up on justice for men wrongfully convicted in Elaine Massacre, group asks Legislative Black Caucus for support

The 94th General Assembly will be the third legislative session in which Kwami and Clarice Abdul-Bey lobby Arkansas elected officials to wipe the slates clean for people wrongfully convicted a century ago.

LR Board defers LRPD resolutions, approves lawsuit settlement, hears senator comments

Tuesday’s discussion was rocky at times, but the Little Rock Board of Directors made its way through the meeting to approve a lawsuit settlement and hear from the public about the division between the board and Mayor Frank Scott Jr.

Absentee voters must request a ballot by Nov. 1, so get to it

Let's call them absen-T ballots, because if you don't do everything perfectly to a T, they're probably going in the trash.