While the Hughes School District was cited as having a high percentage of “grade inflation” on Algebra I and geometry last year, the number of students involved was very small.
The Forrest City School District is projected to finish June of this year with a balance of about $114,000.
Budget hearings are being held in advance of the state Legislature’s first-ever fiscal session, and local lawmakers are getting ready for a tough task, due to slowing tax collections.
It may not be a hot topic at the moment, with snow on the ground and below-freezing temperatures keeping people inside.
Well, by the time this is read, we will know how much of the white stuff — if any — Old Man Winter is going to dump on us.
The weather has had a definite impact on schools in the area.
A 2010 Forrest City budget of over $8.8 million was adopted by the city council on Tuesday, including a 3 percent across-the-board raise for employees.
While the snow that residents found on Sunday and Monday mornings wasn’t enough on either day to cause problems, the icy stuff did serve as a reminder that this is the time of year when the weather
Many people have heard about Teach for America — a national corps of carefully selected recent college graduates who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools.
Not many farmers in St. Francis County will be sorry to see the passing of 2009, according to Mitch Crow with the Extension Office.