Districts, 6 schools off list of distressed

Posted: February 13, 2015 at 2:36 a.m.
Updated: February 13, 2015 at 2:37 a.m.

Lee County School District Superintendent Willie Murdock (left) is congratulated by Charity Fleming Smith after the state Board of Education voted to remove the district from the academic distress list.

The Lee County and Strong-Huttig school districts are no longer labeled by the state as "academically distressed," clearing the way for the release of the Lee County district from state control.

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