The Little Rock School District has adopted a new staff dress code. But it won't take effect until next school year, after some union objections to the original proposal from new Superintendent Dexter Suggs.
One more item related to Dr. Dexter Suggs, the new Little Rock school superintendent. The School District's public relations office distributed the following about a district meeting Monday that articulates his broader ideas about the school.
I received this note overnight from Shaun Gains, who said he's 20 and attended Hall High School:
For over a year I have been having a conversation with concerned citizens, parents, and educators in the LRSD.
Emails exchanged last week between members of the Little Rock School Board and the consultants it hired to find a superintendent, McPherson and Jacobson, indicate that at least a couple of board members were unhappy that the search firm had suggested Dr. Walter Milton.
Walter Milton Jr., school superintendent in Springfield, Ill., and one of the finalists disclosed yesterday in the search for a new Little Rock School District superintendent, has withdrawn from a job search in Madison, Wisc.
Report from the Wisconsin State Journal:
Walter Milton Jr. pulled his name from consideration for the Madison School District's superintendent job Tuesday evening, according to a statement the Madison School Board provided to the State Journal.The decision comes amid questions about parts of Milton's background and how much the board knew about them before naming him Sunday as one of two finalists for the job.
Blue Hog Report illustrates why Stacy Hurst isn't deserving of election to the state House of Representatives. And why her opponent's family got a deserved apology from the Little Rock school superintendent for a dirty trick done for her campaign.
Susan Inman, the Democratic candidate for secretary of state, opened her appearance on AETN's debate this morning by emphasizing incumbent Republican Mark Martin's absence from the debate and the new Blue Hog reporting on Facebook evidence that Martin spends dozens of work days at home in Prairie Grove, not at work in the Capitol.