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Pulaski Co. School Desegregation Case Officially Ends

Federal court approves settlement reached between the state and LR, NLR and PCSSD school systems.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - A federal judge has approved a settlement ending the Pulaski County school desegregation case that dates back to the 1980s.

The court's "okay" came late this afternoon following hours of objection/fairness hearings for those against the settlement.

The agreement between the state and the Little Rock, North Little Rock and Pulaski County Special School Districts was reached back in November, and needed the court's approval to proceed.

The settlement calls for the end of more than 70-million dollars in payments to the districts in June 2018.
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