Election Restores Local Control to Little Rock Schools

Little Rock Central High School | Little Rock, AK

The November 3 election in Little Rock, Ark. marks the end of five years of state control of the city’s school district. As voters prepare to elect a new slate of members for the reconstituted school board, a look at the end of a contentious period in the history of the city’s schools, and what’s next.

This story was produced by students Insherah Qazi, Anna Li Richardson, Connor Roberts, Thomas Lu, Chanicia Gaines of Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas, with support from Connected Educator Leigh Walters.