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For Immediate Release

09.20.2019

Governor Hutchinson Applauds Board of Education For Setting Path for Little Rock School District’s Future

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued the following statement in response to the State Board of Education’s decision to adopt a reconstitution framework for the Little Rock School District.

“I applaud the State Board of Education for providing a framework for the election of a Little Rock School Board. This is an important step in the return to local control with continued support from the state. The Board has been attentive to the public meetings on the future of the LRSD and has set forth a framework that puts the children first and gives our students the best opportunity for success in the future."

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