Earle School District

Stacy Smith, deputy commissioner with the Arkansas Department of Education, presented various options available to the State Board of Education on Thursday morning, April 13, 2023, concerning the disposition of the beleaguered Marvell-Elaine School District. (John Sykes/Arkansas Advocate)

Arkansas education board approves gradual release of Earle district from state control

BY: - June 1, 2023

The Earle School District is being released from its fiscal distress status but will remain under state control for until next May.  The Arkansas State Board of Education approved the action Thursday during a special meeting in Earle.  The board also approved a recommendation to reinstate the district’s suspended board members in a limited-authority capacity. […]