State waives online testing in 16 districts

Schools cite tech deficiencies in requests for paper exams

Posted: August 17, 2014 at 3:21 a.m.

The state has given 16 Arkansas school districts and charter school systems -- including the Little Rock, Bentonville, Pine Bluff and Texarkana districts -- waivers from giving online, state-required tests in math and literacy this school year.

This story is only available from our archives.


« Previous Story

College exec's sights set high

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON
C.J. Duvall, Jr. is Philander Smith College's new Vice President of Institutional Affairs.

C.J. Duvall Jr. smoothed his yellow-and-blue-checked tie with his left hand as he swept the other out in front... Read »

Next Story »

Redfield biding time on Osborne's house

 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --8/15/14-- The property on Cantrell Rd. in Little Rock previously owned by Jennings Osborne is now owned by the city of Redfield.

Overgrown shrubs obscure some of the windows at 4 Robinwood Drive, the Cantrell Road-facing mansion once owned... Read »