Documents for June 2011

Yarnell's release

Yarnell's release

Yarnell's release on ceasing operations

Jun 29, 2011

Helena employee letter

Helena employee letter

Helena employee letter

Jun 29, 2011

PCSSD memo June 30

PCSSD memo June 30

Memo in support of PCSSD response to motion for order

Jun 29, 2011

Joshua Intervenors brief

Joshua Intervenors brief

Joshua opposes the takeover of the PCSSD and requests an evidentiary hearing regarding the propriety of the State’s action.

Jun 29, 2011

Crystal Bridges Membership Application

Crystal Bridges Membership Application

Please bring your completed application to any of the membership drive launch locations July 1-3, 2011, send it by mail to Kathryn Roberts, Director of Member and Guest Services, 600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712, or by fax to 479-418-5701. For questions. For more information call 479-418-5728 or email membership@crystalbridges.org.

Jun 28, 2011

Jacksonville amicus brief

Jacksonville amicus brief

Jacksonville amicus curiae brief seeking new school district.

Jun 27, 2011

Joshua Intervenors June 28 letter

Joshua Intervenors June 28 letter

Walker on Tuesday sent to U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr.,a legal brief arguing against the state’s plan to permit the appeal to carry on.

Jun 27, 2011

Ross letter on post offices

Ross letter on post offices

Ross letter on post offices

Jun 27, 2011

State response to transfers

State response to transfers

State response to transfers

Jun 27, 2011

July 1 laws

July 1 laws

Arkansas laws that will go into effect July 1, 2011

Jun 24, 2011

Termination Letter of Lauren West

Termination Letter of Lauren West

Lauren West, a long-time figure in Bentonville school athletics, was fired last month for what were then unspecified reasons. Bentonville School District Superintendent Gary Compton outlined the reasons for West's termination in this letter.

Jun 24, 2011

Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) Pre-Applicant Screening Worksheet

Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) Pre-Applicant Screening Worksheet

Arkansas will get $17.7 million to help homeowners facing foreclosure, under the Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program. Local agency CCOA will be taking applications from distressed homeowners to participate in the lottery system over the next month.

Jun 23, 2011

Dermott theft affidavit

Dermott theft affidavit

Dermott theft affidavit for Barbara 'Kay' Brown

Jun 21, 2011

ATEP projects

ATEP projects

ATEP projects for 2011

Jun 21, 2011

Proposed zone for injection well ban

Proposed zone for injection well ban

The state regulators' proposed zone for a permanent ban on injection wells

Jun 20, 2011

North Little Rock School District's brief in response to show cause order

North Little Rock School District's brief in response to show cause order

The Arkansas Department of Education took control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts Monday, June 20, 2011, ousting their superintendents and dissolving their boards.

Jun 20, 2011

Pulaski County school desegregation stay

Pulaski County school desegregation stay

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay Tuesday pending appeal in the Pulaski County school desegregation case

Jun 20, 2011

Wal-mart ruling

Wal-mart ruling

The Supreme Court ruled for Wal-Mart in its fight to block a sex discrimination lawsuit on behalf of women who work there.

Jun 20, 2011

Muhammad June 17 letter

Muhammad June 17 letter

Muhammad June 17 lette

Jun 20, 2011

PCCSD Audit Part 1

PCCSD Audit Part 1

The Arkansas Department of Education took control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts Monday, June 20, 2011, ousting their superintendents and dissolving their boards.

Jun 20, 2011

Letter to U.S. Attorney on Osceola shooting

Letter to U.S. Attorney on Osceola shooting

Scott Ellington, prosecuting attorney for the Second Judicial District of Arkansas, on Wednesday issued this letter ruling a fatal shooting of a suspect earlier this year justified.

Jun 20, 2011

Letter from Tom Kimbrell to Vandell Bland

Letter from Tom Kimbrell to Vandell Bland

The Arkansas Department of Education took control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts Monday, June 20, 2011, ousting their superintendents and dissolving their boards.

Jun 19, 2011

Letter from Tom Kimbrell to Willie Williams

Letter from Tom Kimbrell to Willie Williams

The Arkansas Department of Education took control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts Monday, June 20, 2011, ousting their superintendents and dissolving their boards.

Jun 19, 2011

Joshua Intervenors' response to show cause

Joshua Intervenors' response to show cause

The first desegregation payment: The state plans to pay out only the small portion of M-to-M funds since no stay has been granted. This is Joshua Intervenors' response to the court's order to show cause why the State of Arkansas should not be ordered to stop funding for M-to-M transfers.

Jun 19, 2011

Little Rock School District's brief in response to show cause order

Little Rock School District's brief in response to show cause order

The Arkansas Department of Education took control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts Monday, June 20, 2011, ousting their superintendents and dissolving their boards.

Jun 19, 2011

Statement from John W. Walker

Statement from John W. Walker

The Arkansas Department of Education took control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts Monday, June 20, 2011, ousting their superintendents and dissolving their boards.

Jun 19, 2011

Districts in fiscal distress

Districts in fiscal distress

The Arkansas Department of Education took control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts Monday, June 20, 2011, ousting their superintendents and dissolving their boards.

Jun 19, 2011

PCSSD dissolved - State's brief

PCSSD dissolved - State's brief

The superintendent of the Pulaski County Special School District has been removed and the board dissolved amid ongoing financial problems revealed in state audits.

Jun 19, 2011

PCSSD dissolved - School District's brief

PCSSD dissolved - School District's brief

The superintendent of the Pulaski County Special School District has been removed and the board dissolved amid ongoing financial problems revealed in state audits.

Jun 19, 2011

Elliot-PCSSD Lawsuit

Elliot-PCSSD Lawsuit

An assistant superintendent sues the Pulaski County Special School District and former Superintendent Charles Hopson.

Jun 19, 2011

Helena-West Helena School District audit

Helena-West Helena School District audit

The Arkansas Department of Education took control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts Monday, June 20, 2011, ousting their superintendents and dissolving their boards.

Jun 19, 2011

Act 1467

Act 1467

The Arkansas Department of Education took control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts Monday, June 20, 2011, ousting their superintendents and dissolving their boards.

Jun 19, 2011

PCCSD Audit Part 3

PCCSD Audit Part 3

The Arkansas Department of Education took control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts Monday, June 20, 2011, ousting their superintendents and dissolving their boards.

Jun 19, 2011

PCCSD Audit Part 2

PCCSD Audit Part 2

The Arkansas Department of Education took control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts Monday, June 20, 2011, ousting their superintendents and dissolving their boards.

Jun 19, 2011

Desegregation: 8th circuit filing by LRSD Part 2

Desegregation: 8th circuit filing by LRSD Part 2

Desegregation: 8th circuit filing by LRSD Part 1

Jun 18, 2011

Desegregation: 8th circuit filing by LRSD Part 1

Desegregation: 8th circuit filing by LRSD Part 1

Desegregation: 8th circuit filing by LRSD Part 1

Jun 18, 2011

Desegregation: 8th circuit filing response by state

Desegregation: 8th circuit filing response by state

Desegregation: 8th circuit filing response by state

Jun 18, 2011

Wal-mart ruling

Wal-mart ruling

The Supreme Court ruled for Wal-Mart in its fight to block a sex discrimination lawsuit on behalf of women who work there.

Jun 18, 2011

PCSSD dissolved - Motion for Order

PCSSD dissolved - Motion for Order

The superintendent of the Pulaski County Special School District has been removed and the board dissolved amid ongoing financial problems revealed in state audits.

Jun 18, 2011

PCSSD response to motion for stay

PCSSD response to motion for stay

Attorneys in the Pulaski County school desegregation case and state file arguments with the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals about an emergency stay in cutting off state payments to the school districts. The districts, teachers and Joshua intervenors support the stay. The state is against the emergency stay. This is the PCSSD response.

Jun 17, 2011

Desegregation state response

Desegregation state response

Attorneys in the Pulaski County school desegregation case and state file arguments with the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals about an emergency stay in cutting off state payments to the school districts. The districts, teachers and Joshua intervenors support the stay. The state is against the emergency stay. This is the state's response.

Jun 17, 2011

Mark Pryor disclosure

Mark Pryor disclosure

Mark Pryor disclosure

Jun 16, 2011

John Boozman disclosure

John Boozman disclosure

John Boozman disclosure

Jun 16, 2011

Sandra Sawyer letter

Sandra Sawyer letter

Sandra Sawyer resigns from the Pulaski County Special School Board

Jun 15, 2011

Little Rock School District Employee Contracts

Little Rock School District Employee Contracts

Little Rock School District Employee Contracts

Jun 15, 2011

Big Winner indictment

Big Winner indictment

Big Winner indictment

Jun 14, 2011

Accreditation status report for schools

Accreditation status report for schools

One in every five Arkansas schools and one in every six of its districts violated the state’s accreditation standards in the 2010-11 school year. The State Board of Education approved a status report Monday, citing 185 schools and putting 23 on probation.

Jun 13, 2011

Jegley Ellison filing

Jegley Ellison filing

Jegley Ellison filing

Jun 12, 2011

McCrillis report

McCrillis report

McCrillis report on the events of Dec. 9

Jun 12, 2011

LRSD Emergency motion for stay

LRSD Emergency motion for stay

Little Rock School District's emergency motion for a stay pending appeal on Judge Brian Miller's ruling.

Jun 9, 2011

Desegregation order denying stay pending appeal

Desegregation order denying stay pending appeal

A federal judge has decided not to stay pending appeal an order he made ending most desegregation funding for the Little Rock, Pulaski County Special and North Little Rock school districts.

Jun 9, 2011

Holmes ruling in Conway HDC case

Holmes ruling in Conway HDC case

A federal judge in Little Rock has thrown out a lawsuit by the Justice Department that sought to close the Conway Human Development Center. This one-page order was accompanied by an 85-page finding by U.S. District Judge J. Leon Holmes.

Jun 8, 2011

Letter from Dept. of Education

Letter from Dept. of Education

A federal judge in Little Rock has thrown out a lawsuit by the Justice Department that sought to close the Conway Human Development Center. This is a letter from the Arkansas Department of Education Special Education Unit noting that the CHDC has corrected all deficiencies.

Jun 8, 2011

Conway Human Development Center ruling

Conway Human Development Center ruling

A federal judge in Little Rock has thrown out a lawsuit by the Justice Department that sought to close the Conway Human Development Center. This 85-page finding accompanied a one-page order by U.S. District Judge J. Leon Holmes.

Jun 8, 2011

Joshua Intervenor's memorandum in support of motion for stay

Joshua Intervenor's memorandum in support of motion for stay

Joshua Intervenors' memorandum in support of the Little Rock School District's motion for stay in the desegregation case.

Jun 7, 2011

Desegregation response motion

Desegregation response motion

Response to motion for stay pending appeal in desegregation case.

Jun 7, 2011

PCSSD response to Knight intervenor's motion for leave

PCSSD response to Knight intervenor's motion for leave

Pulaski County Special School District's response to Knight intervenor's motion for leave in the desegregation case.

Jun 7, 2011

PCSSD response to motion for stay

PCSSD response to motion for stay

Pulaski County Special School District response to motion for stay in desegregation case.

Jun 7, 2011

Lesher statement

Lesher statement

Officer Donna Lesher's statement on events of December 9, 2010

Jun 5, 2011

McCrillis statement

McCrillis statement

Det. Tabitha McCrillis' statement on the events of December 9, 2010

Jun 5, 2011

Lesher report

Lesher report

Officer Donna Lesher's report on the events of Dec. 9, 2010

Jun 5, 2011

Gwen Wiliams suit

Gwen Wiliams suit

Gwen WIlliams files suit over scheme to discredit her.

Jun 3, 2011

Delegation on FEMA aid

Delegation on FEMA aid

Delegation on FEMA aid

Jun 3, 2011

UCA Moody's rating

UCA Moody's rating

UCA Moody's rating

Jun 3, 2011

Vance conviction upheld

Vance conviction upheld

Arkansas Supreme Court upholds conviction of Curtis Vance

Jun 2, 2011

Curtis Vance opinion

Curtis Vance opinion

Arkansas Supreme Court opinion upholding Curtis Vance conviction.

Jun 2, 2011

LR desegregation brief

LR desegregation brief

LR desegregation brief

Jun 1, 2011

Deere-Mt. Judea School District suit

Deere-Mt. Judea School District suit

Lawsuit by the Deere-Mt. Judea School District against the state and the Melbourne School District over state funding

Jun 1, 2011

Muhammad June 1 letter

Muhammad June 1 letter

Muhammad June 1 letter

Jun 1, 2011