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State Capitol focus: Special Education in Arkansas public schools

In its weekly report released today, the Arkansas Senate Information Office said that over the past decade, greater numbers of Arkansas children have been diagnosed with a disability. Consequently, Arkansas public schools are spending greater amounts of money on special education. Last year, there were...

ARKANSAS NEWS: Alleged Memphis kidnapping suspect fatally shot in Arkansas; I-40 bridge shut down most of early morning

Authorities say police fatally shot a kidnapping suspect early this morning during a traffic stop near the Mississippi River bridge that connects Arkansas and Tennessee. Police in Memphis say officers responded to a report early Tuesday of two men who were seen forcing a man...

State adds online scheduling for driver license skills-testing beginning in 2020

Beginning next week, anyone with a valid Arkansas driver learner’s permit can begin using an online scheduling tool to arrange the final step toward becoming a motor vehicle licensed driver. The scheduling tool will be accessible beginning Monday, Jan. 6, through the Arkansas State Police...