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New program in Ark. offers 66 hours of college credit

New program in Ark. offers 66 hours of college creditStudents in Garland County will soon be able to earn college credit while attending high school.
  • News
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Arkansas

Southern Arkansas hosting youth criminal justice academy

Southern Arkansas hosting youth criminal justice academySouthern Arkansas University plans to host a weeklong criminal justice youth academy later this year.
  • Arkansas
  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Little Rock

With change looming, LRSD works to keep district control

With change looming, LRSD works to keep district controlOn Tuesday the Little Rock School District drafted a plan to present to the state board on Wednesday to keep power within the district.
  • Little Rock
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Arkansas

Bill passed allowing students to defer scholarships

Bill passed allowing students to defer scholarshipsCollege students can now defer state scholarships for up to two years under a bill passed by the Arkansas House on Tuesday.
  • Arkansas
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
News

State conservationist to speak at soil and water conference

State conservationist to speak at soil and water conferenceArkansas native and state conservationist Mike Sullivan has been announced as the speaker for Arkansas State University's 17th annual Soil and Water Education Conference.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
News

Henderson University opens Hot Springs campus

Henderson University opens Hot Springs campusHenderson students can now get their degree by way of Hot Springs.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

Cabot Public Schools unveils new app

Cabot Public Schools unveils new appCabot Public Schools has released its new app.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

Ozarka College offers scholarships for spring 2015 semester

Ozarka College offers scholarships for spring 2015 semesterSome recent donations is allowing Ozarka College to offer several scholarships for this year's spring semester.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

National Science Foundation awards grant to Arkansas company

National Science Foundation awards grant to Arkansas companyThe National Science Foundation has awarded a $150,000 grant to a company founded by a graduate of the University of Arkansas.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

ForwARd Arkansas unveils statewide survey on education

ForwARd Arkansas unveils statewide survey on educationA statewide partnership that includes the Arkansas Board of Education is urging educators, parents, students, community leaders and policy makers to complete an online survey on how to prepare Arkansas students for success in college and/or the workplace.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

Employee contributions to UALR campaign surpass 2014 goals

Employee contributions to UALR campaign surpass 2014 goalsThe University of Arkansas at Little Rock says nearly 59 percent of its employees contributed more than $286,000 last year to the school's campus campaign.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

Little Rock School District fighting to keep control of district

Little Rock School District fighting to keep control of districtTo absolve the label of "academic distress" put on those particular schools, each principal came up with two or three strategies to improve their school performance.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

Benton schools considering bible study elective

Benton schools considering bible study electiveThe Benton school district is considering adding a bible course as an elective that would teach bible history.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

Proposed bill toughens Lottery Scholarship requirements

Proposed bill toughens Lottery Scholarship requirementsArkansas High school students may be facing tougher requirements if they hope to receive the lottery scholarship.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

Endowment supports diversity efforts at Arkansas law school

Endowment supports diversity efforts at Arkansas law schoolA graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law has created an endowed fund to enhance academic and professional development opportunities that advance diversity in the legal profession.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

Ozarka College accepts GED Walmart scholarships

Ozarka College accepts GED Walmart scholarshipsOzarka College is offering a new scholarship opportunity to adult education students.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

PCSSD recommends closing two schools

PCSSD recommends closing two schoolsA group of concerned parents gathered on Monday night to hear from the Pulaski County Special School District concerning the possibility of closing two schools.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

U of A Chancellor Gearhart to retire in July

U of A Chancellor Gearhart to retire in JulyAfter 20 years of service to the University of Arkansas, in which he guided the institution through an unprecedented period of growth, G. David Gearhart will step down as chancellor on July 31.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Arkansas lawmaker wants to require teaching cursive

Arkansas lawmaker wants to require teaching cursiveAn Arkansas lawmaker hopes to see the governor's penmanship on a measure aimed at restoring the lost art to the state's classrooms.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

University of Arkansas to study transportation, parking

University of Arkansas to study transportation, parkingThe University of Arkansas is beginning a study of current and future transportation and parking issues on the Fayetteville campus.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Pulaski Tech hopeful over free 2-year college

Pulaski Tech hopeful over free 2-year collegeChase Jones is a first-year student attending Pulaski Technical College, and knows the perks of no financial stress.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

ASU board approve merger with Mid-South Community College

ASU board approve merger with Mid-South Community CollegeMid-South Community College will become Arkansas State University Mid-South on July 1 under a merger agreement approved and executed Friday.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Opinion

Craig's Twist: Academic distress

Craig's Twist: Academic distressCraig O'Neill gives his opinion on the academically distressed schools in Little Rock.
  • Opinion
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Committee delays LRSD takeover decision

Committee delays LRSD takeover decisionOn Thursday, the Arkansas Board of Education met to decide if the state should step in and take over the district.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Lesson plan in Conway schools outrage parents

Lesson plan in Conway schools outrage parentsSome concerned parents in Conway are taking their children out of school over what they call controversial teaching methods. Parents from Florence Mattison Elementary school found out Tuesday their second grade children were being taught slavery.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Arkansas ranks high in national pre-K study

Arkansas ranks high in national pre-K studyArkansas ranks high in a national pre-K study but the state is falling behind in enrollment and equal access for poor students.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

PCSSD proposes to close two schools

PCSSD proposes to close two schoolsThe Pulaski County Special School District (PCSSD) is proposing that two school be shut down effective next fall.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago