Proposed changes could leave the district unsettled. More than a year has passed since Franklin and Wilson elementary schools were closed by the Little Rock School District, but bad feelings linger for parents, including Ebony Adams. Adams, a mother of two LRSD students ages 11 and 6, was formerly the PTA president at Franklin. Even after she moved her family to West Little Rock, she kept her older daughter, Z'Mya, enrolled at the Fair Park neighborhood school. It was worth the transportation hassle to Adams because Franklin was home for Z'Mya, who had developed close connections with school staff and benefited from an after-school tutoring program through St. Mark Baptist Church. ...
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Downsizing at the LRSD