Friday, September 21, 2012

The Festival of Ideas Edition

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Martha Shoffner and Legislative Audit, the Little Rock School District's reaction to our cover story on the alleged mistreatment of Latino students in the LRSD, Mitt Romney and the 47 percent and the Arkansas Times Festival of Ideas — all covered this week. Plus, Max endorses "Henry V" and I endorse the hiring of Roger Hodge as editor of the Oxford American.

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