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Fannie Fields speaking while Marvell community members look on

New legislation prompts requests to delay Marvell-Elaine School District consolidation

BY: - March 9, 2023

Fileshia Powell said she’s been “fighting and praying” to keep the Marvell-Elaine School District open so her daughter, an honor roll student, can graduate from there next May.  The rural Phillips County district is scheduled to be consolidated with another district this summer due to low enrollment, and Powell said the process has been tough […]