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Education

Mid-America Science Museum reopening soon

Mid-America Science Museum reopening soonThe Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs in opening soon following renovation project.
  • Education
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Little Rock

Bill 1242 heads to Senate to ease school district detachment

Bill 1242 heads to Senate to ease school district detachmentThis week the Arkansas House voted in favor of House Bill 1242, which will loosen restrictions on the creation of new school districts.
  • Little Rock
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Health

Arkansas medical research center awarded $3.75 million grant

Arkansas medical research center awarded $3.75 million grantThe Arkansas Prevention Research Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is being awarded a $3.75 million grant to continue its work.
  • Health
  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
Politics

Archiving has begun on former Arkansas governor's collection

Archiving has begun on former Arkansas governor's collectionA project archivist at Arkansas State University has begun processing memorabilia from former Gov. Mike Beebe's eight years in office.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
News

Arkansas schools close ahead of more wintry weather

Arkansas schools close ahead of more wintry weatherMany Arkansas schools have canceled classes in advance of more wintry weather conditions.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
North Little Rock

NLR superintendent won't make snow day call until Wednesday morning

NLR superintendent won't make snow day call until Wednesday morningNorth Little Rock School District Kelly Rodgers says parents will have to wait until 5:30 Wednesday morning to find out if school will be cancelled because of snow.
  • North Little Rock
  • 1 week ago
Little Rock

Hutchinson signs measure expanding computer science classes

Hutchinson signs measure expanding computer science classesArkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed into law a measure requiring public high schools to offer computer science courses in the coming school year.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Little Rock

Arkansas House passes lottery bill, sends to Hutchinson

Arkansas House passes lottery bill, sends to HutchinsonArkansas lawmakers have passed and sent to Gov. Asa Hutchinson a bill that would abolish the independent lottery commission and instead place it under Hutchinson's control.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Little Rock

What does the future hold for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery?

What does the future hold for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery?The big jackpot resulted in nearly $2 million in scholarships for students, yet the future is still uncertain.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Education

NLRSD holding termination hearing for head football coach

NLRSD holding termination hearing for head football coachThe North Little Rock School District School Board will hold a hearing at 5:30 p.m.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Little Rock

Arkansas House supports school district formation bill

Arkansas House supports school district formation billArkansas House members have revived and advanced a bill to relax restrictions on the creation of new school districts.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Foreign Agricultural Service official to visit Arkansas

Foreign Agricultural Service official to visit ArkansasThe USDA Foreign Agricultural Service administrator is visiting Arkansas to discuss the Trade Promotion Authority with farmers, agricultural organizations and agri-business representatives.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Little Rock

Applications due for Common Core council

Applications due for Common Core councilA hot topic for education in Arkansas is Common Core.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Life

Photos: Community helps disabled boy stay in school

Photos: Community helps disabled boy stay in schoolCommunity helps disabled boy stay in school
  • Life
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Education

New book details roles state, Arkansans play in Hollywood

New book details roles state, Arkansans play in HollywoodTwo University of Arkansas professors have written a book chronicling the role the state has played in the movie business.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Education

Multiple school bus accidents reported Friday morning

Multiple school bus accidents reported Friday morningThree school bus accidents have been reported in Arkansas since wintry precipitation began to fall Friday morning.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Little Rock

Academic gaps in Arkansas despite efforts

Academic gaps in Arkansas despite effortsClosing the achievement gaps between Arkansas' students from all backgrounds and neighborhoods is important to the state.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Little Rock

Arkansas lawmakers order schools to teach cursive writing

Arkansas lawmakers order schools to teach cursive writingAll that's needed to return cursive writing classes to Arkansas classrooms is a signature by Gov. Asa Hutchinson - and if he signs it, it will probably be in cursive.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Little Rock

Cyber school takes the fun out of snow days

Cyber school takes the fun out of snow daysMt. St. Mary's students doing classwork from home on snow days.
  • Little Rock
  • 2 weeks ago
Consumer News

Arkansas House panel supports disbanding lottery commission

Arkansas House panel supports disbanding lottery commissionThe days could be numbered for the independent commission running Arkansas' lottery.
  • Consumer News
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

Clinton Presidential Center is offering free admission Wednesday

Clinton Presidential Center is offering free admission WednesdayIf you are one of the many people getting cabin fever because the past couple days' worth of bad roads, we have some good news to get you out of the house!
  • Education
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

Arkansas to become 2nd state to provide disability awareness training

Arkansas to become 2nd state to provide disability awareness trainingArkansas has joined New York as the only states in the country to provide comprehensive disability awareness training to its first responders.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

Melbourne teacher arrested after marijuana found in purse

Melbourne teacher arrested after marijuana found in purseA north Arkansas teacher has been arrested after authorities say a drug dog found marijuana in her purse inside her classroom.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks ago
Little Rock

Behind the scenes: Schools decide on closings

Behind the scenes: Schools decide on closingsSchool administrators are watching the neighborhood streets and roads on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
  • Little Rock
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Arkansas House rejects school district formation bill

Arkansas House rejects school district formation billA proposal to relax restrictions on creating new Arkansas school districts narrowly failed in the House.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Plan lets schools make up lost time by the hour

Plan lets schools make up lost time by the hourIt's just a coincidence, but on one of the few snow days for schools across Arkansas this year, the legislature talked about changes to how those lost days are made up.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Military

Arkansas State University honored for military education

Arkansas State University honored for military educationMilitary Advanced Education has awarded Arkansas State University the designation of a "Top School" in its 2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities.
  • Military
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago