The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics will hold roundtables on parental engagement, early learning and Hispanic achievement in the school district. The "Back-to-School" tour stops in three counties in Arkansas and Georgia that have seen their Hispanic student population increase by more than 150 percent since 2000, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
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September 08, 2014
August 15, 2014
Arkansas officials now believe they can meet national school-connectivity goals by reprogramming existing funds and better leveraging federal E-rate dollars.
June 20, 2014
High-level efforts are underway to change an Arkansas state law that forbids K-12 schools from accessing a statewide broadband network serving colleges and universities.
June 12, 2014
The Arkansas Board of Education has selected Tony Wood, the current deputy commissioner at the state education department, to be its new state education commissioner.
April 28, 2014
The small town of Vilonia was also the site of a deadly tornado in 2011.
April 25, 2014
Tom Kimbrell of Arkansas becomes the latest of many state superintendents to announce that they're leaving their jobs in 2014.
February 28, 2014
Rural school principal overcomes barriers to provide technology to students.
January 13, 2014
The agreement sets an end date for nearly $70 million in desegregation aid that Arkansas pays to Little Rock and two other school districts.
November 19, 2013
An advocate for black students has agreed to a deal that would end a settlement in a long-running desegregation involving three Arkansas school districts.
November 15, 2013
Arkansas and three school districts, including Little Rock, have agreed to a proposal that could end a decades-old desegregation settlement.