What to Know About Arkansas Desegregation Payments

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  • Payments Stop, Not the Issues
  • Why Would the Districts Agree to Give Up Nearly $70 Million?
  • Won’t Districts Suffer if the Money’s Gone?
  • Objections Overruled, Not That There Were Many
  • What Will the Schools Do Now?
  • The Payments Stop, Not The Issues

What Will the Schools Do Now?

"...We had to look at the reality and say it’s time to bring it to the end,” said Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel. Little Rock plans to maintain its magnet schools and establish feeder schools. North Little Rock is looking to reduce the number of school campuses from 19 to 13 and to provide new or renovated facilities. Pulaski County looks to be desegregated within three years.

 (Photo: AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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