School-transfer denial voided

Superintendent had cited extra costs of disabled kids

Posted: July 11, 2014 at 2:23 a.m.

Candyce Allen grips the hand of her husband, Greg, as the state Board of Education overturns the Heber Springs School District’s denial of their school choice application during a Thursday meeting in Little Rock.

The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday overturned a decision by a school district to deny a request for the incoming transfer of two students.

A map showing the locations of the Heber Springs and Pangburn School Districts.

A map showing the location of Parkers Chapel and Junction City School Districts.

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