Pulaski County school-transfer rules up in air

Desegregation deal seen forcing redo on 3 districts

Posted: December 9, 2013 at 2:10 a.m.

The tentatively approved settlement in the Pulaski County school desegregation lawsuit does more than phase out state desegregation money — it will change all the rules for the longtime interdistrict student-transfer programs in the three districts, including the Little Rock magnet schools.

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