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'Little Rock School Board'

LRSD lays off 17 district-level employees in first round of cuts

The Little Rock School District laid off 17 employees this week, and more are in the pipeline. 
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Snow make-up days set, middle school schedule changes considered at LRSD board meeting

The Little Rock School Board set a plan to make up snow days and started weighing options to trim the budget by making changes to middle school schedules at their Thursday meeting.

LRSD board presses pause on budget-busting price tag for new WLR campus

Little Rock School Board members need a couple of weeks to come to terms with the heart attack-inducing rise in construction costs for a promised new high school campus out west.

Anna Strong clinches the win for LRSD board seat

Longtime child welfare advocate and mom of two Anna Strong came through with plenty of votes Tuesday to secure a spot on the Little Rock School District Board. 

Community brainstorm: LRSD invites your ideas to make the most of limited resources

The deadline for submitting your ideas is Friday, November 3, at 5 p.m.

Little Rock Nine member celebrates a new scholarship for AP African American Studies students

Elizabeth Eckford showed up to thank Central High teacher Ruthie Walls and other educators working to keep an embattled African American history class rolling amid the conservative onslaught.

Donnally Davis drops bid for LRSD board seat

Davis left the race after only two days.

One incumbent, two newcomers run for Little Rock School Board

Anna Strong and Donnally Davis both filed for the Zone 5 seat today. Incumbent Vicki Hatter will run unchallenged.

Tension over media specialists' duties, good news on recruitment headline LRSD board meeting

Teacher pay for extra hours, the role of media specialists, recruitment efforts and the Freedom of Information Act were all on the agenda this week.

LRSD board denies some teacher bonuses, greenlights high school and early childhood construction

This week's Little Rock School District Board dispatch: demoralizing news about our teachers, promising news about new programs and exciting news about construction projects.

LRSD board makes slog-ress at long but enlightening work session

School board members continue the time-consuming, painstaking work of plotting a path to progress for poverty-stricken students.

LRSD board president defends secret meeting over cybersecurity breach

On Tuesday, LRSD board President Greg Adams acknowledged a secret meeting they held Nov. 21 to figure their way out of a virtual hostage situation went sideways of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. Adams said the board was in an impossible spot and did their best.