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'LeRon McAdoo'

Prison Portrait Project at New Deal Salon Nov. 18-19

Portraits will be displayed at New Deal Gallery in Little Rock (2003 S. Louisiana St.) Friday, Nov. 18, 6-9 p.m., with fare from Lili's Mexican Street Food. On Saturday, Nov. 19, the gallery opens at 1 p.m., and CWFA hosts a live storytelling event at 2 p.m. featuring stories from people who have been incarcerated in Arkansas.
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Education advocates pack Capitol steps to rally for teacher raises

About 2,000 educators, parents, students and other advocates thronged the Capitol Sunday to lobby for using some of the state's record-high surplus to move starting teacher salaries in Arkansas up from their current ranking of 48th in the country.

Check out Arkansas's best student poets in the Poetry Out Loud competition today

Poetry Out Loud, a poetry competition for Arkansas high school students, kicks off this morning.
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How should Arkansas schools spend billions in federal relief money? A teacher of the year has ideas.

The billions coming to Arkansas schools should go for arts education, cultural enrichment, teachers' health and a boost in parental involvement, award-winning Little Rock Central High teacher Stacey McAdoo says. And we should make sure minority-owned businesses get a fair share of the contracts.

Races for Little Rock City Board begin

Four filed Friday for two of the four seats to be contested in November for seats on the Little Rock City Board.

Another candidate aims at Little Rock City Board seat

A community activist and foe of the I-30 widening project says he's running for Little Rock City Board.

Tune in to Arkansas Youth Poetry Day readings at 10 a.m. Saturday morning

A host of young poets will read their work this morning at 10 a.m. on the Wednesday Night Poetry Facebook page in celebration of Arkansas Youth Poetry Day.

'We will not be silent': voices from the State Board meeting on strike day

The theme of the day, as seen at picket lines across the city and on Capitol grounds, was that teachers and community members are tired of the state's mistreatment of the LRSD. Advocates are tired, but their commitment doesn't seem to be waning.

‘Hold the line:’ Protestors support LRSD teachers’ strike: UPDATE

Hundreds of Little Rock School District teachers and other personnel are on strike today, picketing at schools and protesting the Department of Education's decertification of the teachers union and refusal to relinquish full control of the LRSD.