Veronica McClane

Central High students protest on Capitol steps

Arkansas LEARNS Act referendum submitted a third time

BY: - May 19, 2023

A group pursuing a ballot referendum to overturn the LEARNS Act hopes the third time’s the charm.  Citizens for Arkansas Public Education and Students (CAPES) resubmitted its ballot title proposal Friday following a second rejection by the attorney general’s office last week. The group’s goal is to place the issue on the 2024 ballot so […]

Central High students protesting with signs

Arkansas attorney general rejects LEARNS referendum title a second time

BY: - May 11, 2023

Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin has again rejected a proposed ballot title from a group pursuing a petition referendum to overturn the LEARNS Act. In a six-page letter, Griffin deemed the proposed popular name legally sufficient, but said the proposed ballot title must be redesigned because it doesn’t adequately summarize the LEARNS Act, fails to […]