Seriouser and seriouser

How to tell that the state means business

Posted: May 19, 2014 at 4:24 a.m.

For years the state of Arkansas has told parents and teachers which school districts were having trouble. Financial trouble, academic trouble, you-name-it trouble. The folks at the state's Department of Education called those troubled districts distressed. It's probably more accurate to say that many parents were distressed over the news about their kids' school districts.

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