And more. Quote of the week "I cannot accept this result." — State Sen. Jason Rapert (R-Conway) vociferously protesting on his Facebook page a committee's choice of Arkansas Tech University in Russellville for the 2019 Arkansas Governor's School instead of Hendrix College in Conway, which has sponsored the program for rising seniors since its inception 38 years ago. Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key appointed a 13-member site selection committee to evaluate proposals from Hendrix, Tech and the University of Central Arkansas. Hendrix received the highest number of points from the committee, but was not ranked as the first choice of the majority of members. The state Board of Education is expected to consider...
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Rapert upset about Governor's School