The agreement sets an end date for nearly $70 million in desegregation aid that Arkansas pays to Little Rock and two other school districts.
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December 13, 2013
The Kansas City school district will ask a court to stop transfers out of the district, mandated by a 1993 law, while the Missouri Board of Education considers a pending request to grant the district provisional accreditation.
November 15, 2013
Arkansas and three school districts, including Little Rock, have agreed to a proposal that could end a decades-old desegregation settlement.
October 15, 2013
The high court rejected an appeal from African American parents that a student assignment plan for the district led to resegregation of the school district.
July 24, 2013
Two bankrupt school districts in Michigan will be dissolved in accordance with a new state law, and students will be sent to other districts.
April 15, 2013
A law suit against a Los Angeles school district claims at-large election process illegally obstructs Latinos' voting clout.
March 21, 2013
The Georgia Supreme Court will determine the constitutionality of a Georgia law that allowed governor Nathan Deal to suspend six of the school board's nine members.
August 27, 2012
A first-of-its-kind lawsuit accuses the Clovis Unified district of failing to uphold a 2003 law requiring sexual health education in public schools to be comprehensive, medically accurate, science-based, and bias-free.
July 30, 2012
The Allentown, Pa., school district will have to take a number of steps to better prevent and address sexual harassment to resolve a federal investigation into how it handled the sexual assaults by a 5th grade student on 6- and 7-year-old schoolmates.
July 12, 2012
The 970-student Highland Park district has failed in its responsibility to teach its students to read, the organization contends.