Bismarck School District

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Arkansas school rating system should consider additional factors, superintendents say

BY: - May 29, 2023

It’s been a decade since Arkansas legislators passed a law creating a school rating system, and some administrators say it’s time for a change because it doesn’t take into account difficult-to-measure factors like poverty that can affect school performance. “None of us really like the A to F system because there are flaws in it…because […]

Rural districts concerned about voucher program accountability, school closures

BY: - February 13, 2023

Bryan Pruitt knows well how being in the right school can spark a love of learning. Nothing generated his interest as a middle school student in Ozark, so he transferred to nearby County Line High School where an agriculture program changed his life. “When I was at County Line, I could not get enough of […]