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Posts tagged
'teacher raises'

A hard lesson for Arkansas to LEARN

Gov. Sarah Sanders banks her political future on a massive school privatization bill. Arkansas students will pay the price.
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Blue Hog breaks down the tricky Arkansas LEARNS math that leaves school districts holding the bag

The Blue Hog blog posted a deep dive exploring all the cases in which Arkansas LEARNS does not fully fund the raises it requires. Local school districts will have to make up the difference.
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Democrats file bill to give Arkansas teachers a raise

Arkansas House and Senate Democrats have filed a bill that would raise Arkansas's pitiful starting salary for public school teachers and give all teachers a $10,000 raise.

Here's a good recap of the frenetic week at the AR Capitol

Drag shows, traditional public schools, woke investors and reproductive rights all took some lumps at the Arkansas Capitol this week.
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Citizen journalist Jim Ross on LRSD board meeting: real data and a path forward, but still some dead weight

Raises for support staff and plans to evaluate our programs to see what's working (and what's not). A look at the questionable Ford NGL model and the problematic presence of police on school campuses. Three cheers for Dr. Wright.

Second wave of teacher raises a go for LRSD, stickier news on renewable energy and security

A play-by-play of this week's meeting of the Little Rock School Board.
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Governor Hutchinson nonplussed by lawmakers' dodge on teacher raises, but won't force the issue

Hutchinson finds little support for teacher raises among Republican state legislators, who remain laser-focused on dedicating that $1.6 billion state surplus to tax cuts that will overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy instead.
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