Little Rock school district won’t be divided into two groups, but teachers fear they’ll be stripped

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Oct 11, 12:00 AM

Little Rock school district won't be divided into two groups, but teachers fear they'll be stripped of their rights

The Arkansas Board of Education took a step Thursday toward returning the Little Rock School District to local control, rejecting a controversial idea that struggling schools remain under state supervision while improving schools were run by a local board. During the meeting, the state education board also stripped the Little Rock teacher's union of their rights, preventing them from bargaining with the district on salaries and other issues.

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