Also, independent redistricting plan approved and twerking in Bryant. Attack on the LRSD State Education Commissioner Johnny Key, who has acted as the school board for the Little Rock School District since 2015, when it was taken over by the state because six of its 48 schools were deemed in "academic distress," announced last week that he would not agree to a new contract for LRSD teachers unless they agreed to endorse the waiver of the Teacher Fair Dismissal Act. That law, enacted in 1979, affords teachers statewide basic due-process rights in employment, including a requirement that an administrator document a teacher's failings before firing him or her. Key wants LRSD teachers to agree to waive the fair dismissal law at...
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Attack on the LRSD