Some see the push as the beginning of a trend with other cities within the Pulaski County Special School District.
Students from kindergarten to 8th grade attend the Little Rock school.
Forum is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday at Forest Heights Middle School.
Diedre Young is one of 6 finalists vying for online votes to win and be featured in People magazine.
Students are back to the grind after just a five-week summer break.
“Few can boast the experience that Deborah brings to this job," said Kimbrell.
Founder of Bridge2Rwanda Invited as Guest Speaker.
A bill that would make the Arkansas Department of Education the authority on Arkansas charter schools passed the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.
Schools and employers across the state were at the annual Little Rock School District Career Fair, where they met with those looking for opportunities after graduation.
Governor Mike Beebe leads initiative to get students to go on to college.
A security guard made the discovery on Monday during a random screening.
Artistic students will have the chance to design debit cards for a local bank and win some spending money in the process.
North Pulaski High School students cooking things up in the Culinary Arts program.
The site's goal is to help families get most 'bang for their educational buck.'
Registration for the 2013-2014 school year in the North Little Rock School District is now open.
Prospective students welcomed to campus February 16 and March 9.
The University of Arkansas system says it recognizes the burst of online universities, their success, and convenience, so it's time to beef up the system.
The Arkansas State Board of Education is meeting for a work session to discuss Common Core state standards and upcoming charter school renewal process ahead of the board's meeting Monday morning.
North Little Rock High School is promoting literacy in a "big" way.
The White Hall school board voted Tuesday night to close Redfield Middle School. Next fall, the students will attend White Hall Middle School, 13 miles down the road.
The Little Rock School District sent an email to parents Sunday reassuring them that the district has safety and security measures in place for all schools.
The Arkansas School Boards Association is gathering as its members await the effect of an Arkansas Supreme Court decision on school funding.
A split Arkansas Supreme Court has ruled that school districts where property tax collections exceed state-mandated school funding levels can keep the money.
Multiple sources have confirmed to FOX16 News that Little Rock School Board member Michael Peterson passed away Thursday morning at his home.
Report cards go out Friday for the Pulaski County Special School District. New this year, leaders are implementing a different grading method using numbers instead of letters.
The Arkansas Board of Education is considering a request to close the Gillett Elementary School.
The latest count of home-schooled students in Arkansas shows about 400 more students are learning at home compared to the prior year.
Hundreds of parents and students packed the Carolyn Lewis Elementary School in Conway to mark the beginning of the brand new school year.
Three low-performing Arkansas schools have been selected to receive up to about $11 million in federal School Improvement Grant funds.
The men and women who patrol your kids' schools and work to keep them safe are meeting this week in North Little Rock.
Gov. Mike Beebe has named Hendrix College political science professor Jay Barth to the state Board of Education.
Five more states are being granted waivers from the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law.
The Arkansas Board of Education is to decide the fate of two southwest Little Rock charter schools.
The 4-year-old students at Fair Park Early Childhood Center will blow you away.
Oral arguments are planned in a federal lawsuit filed by a group of Malvern parents who are challenging a provision of the state's school-choice law that factors in race when students wish to transfer to a new district.
The Arkansas Supreme Court has struck down the state's law banning sexual contact between teachers and students, finding that people 18 or older have a constitutional right to engage in a consensual sexual relationship.
An attorney for the Little Rock School District told a federal judge on Thursday that Arkansas has created a "competing system" of charter schools in Pulaski County that violate the state's 1989 desegregation agreement.
A new study says the percentage of Arkansans earning high school degrees is on the decline.
A northwest Arkansas father has sued the Rogers School District, challenging the one-day suspension his 5-year-old son received for using a curse word at school.
Middle school reform took place Thursday night for the Little Rock School District. The superintendent presented a plan to the school board eliminating the current block schedule and opting for an 8-period day.
The union representing teachers in the fiscally distressed Pulaski County School District has agreed to open negotiations on how to trim nearly $14 million from next school year's budget.
The Arkansas Legislature has convened for a fiscal session focusing on a proposed $4.7 billion budget that calls for increasing spending on Medicaid and public schools.
Arkansas lawmakers are looking at proposed budgets for public schools and prisons as they prepare for this year's legislative session.
Arkansas cannot cut off millions of dollars in funding for desegregation programs in Little Rock-area school districts until the state asks a federal judge for permission to do so, an appeals court ruled Wednesday.
A high school art teacher at Monticello has been chosen as the Arkansas Teacher of the Year.
A federal judge says he will lift a temporary order that blocked a Freedom of Information Act request by Arkansas' attorney general for documents from the Little Rock School District.
The University of Arkansas office of diversity affairs has received a $121,520 grant to look into why fewer Hispanics than whites in Arkansas are prepared for college.
Districts in Armorel and Yellville-Summit have improved their financial performance well enough to leave Arkansas' list of fiscally distressed school systems.
The Little Rock School District honors its outstanding students Monday night at the Academic Scholars Reception, but benchmark tests show 35 out of 45 schools in the district don't meet state standards.
Five public meetings will be held across Arkansas for residents to voice their sentiments regarding teacher evaluations and waivers the state is seeking for the No Child Left Behind law.