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Rural Students and Schools Score Major Victory in Arkansas Supreme Court
In a decision that will no doubt impact school finance lawsuits pending in other states, the Arkansas Supreme Court issued a decision on November 21, 2002 in Lake View School District v. Huckabee, concluding that the state's system for funding education is both inequitable and inadequate and violates the state constitution. In striking down the fin... [MORE]

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Rural Students and Schools Score Major Victory in Arkansas Supreme Court
December 2002

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      A Boy the Bullies Love to Beat Up, Repeatedly
      <br><span class="red"><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> I read this story two days ago and found it so disturbing I couldn't bear to post it. I felt I could not post it without comment but could find nothing to say. I still can't find anything to say. I wonder what teachers have to say. I wonder why the school doesn't acce... [MORE]

      — Dan Barry
      New York Times

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        Arkansas Business Leaders Bring Hoover Flak In to Promote State Version of NCLB

        Note: You doubt there's a business connection to NCLB? Take a look at who paid Hanushek's trip to Arkansas. We know the Walton Family Foundation family attitude about public education. For a look at their targeted focus on establishing charter schools, see
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        — Larua Kellams
        staff writer
        Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
        School bill ‘exciting,’ expert says
        March 28, 2003

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        Arkansas Shift from National Test Stirs Debate

        Ohanian Comment: Note who's using the term education reform and note what they mean by it. Just as the devil can quote scripture, so, too, can every weasel quote reform--or write an editorial position masquerading as a news article.

        Arkansas’ gradual move away from using a nationally standardized tes... [MORE]

        — Cynthia Howell
        State’s shift away from nationally standardized student test stirs debate

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