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    EducationNewsPower and Control
    May 26, 2023

    In slimy PR campaign, State tries to bully its way out of LEARNS lawsuit

    In Marvell-Elaine, the Governor and Oliva engage in state-sponsored scare tactics, hoping plaintiffs will drop case against the state. The first thing Secretary Jacob Oliva did before Marvell-Elaine School District…
    NewsPower and Control
    May 1, 2023

    Conway judge jails college student for protesting school board’s anti-trans policies

    Abuse of power finds its way to the courts where a former-ARGOP-director-turned judge takes up the school board's political torch In an interview with independent journalists on popular.info, UCA student…
    NewsPower and Control
    April 29, 2023

    Teacher of the Year form urges LEARNS Act praise

    The award application asks questions on the LEARNS Act, the Governor’s omnibus overhaul of Arkansas’s public education system Arkansas’s Teacher of the Year Award is a tradition dating back to…
    ElectionsNewsPower and Control
    April 26, 2023

    Power-hungry Conway School Board: hold them to account

    Jennifer Cunningham, At Large Bill Milburn, Zone 5 The Conway School Board is not okay. You've probably seen headlines about the board over the last year, and with two incumbent…
    April 22, 2023

    West Memphis school board may have violated law

    Members selected unlicensed replacement, may have violated FOI law The West Memphis school board has terminated the district’s superintendent, Richard Atwill, without cause or explanation on a vote of 4-3.…
    AR LegislatureNewsPower and Control
    April 19, 2023

    In op-ed, Sanders ignores abuse of power while listing accomplishments

    Governor Sanders' column reads like a 500 word admiration requirement for a state commission application. Thoughts and prayers to any Arkansan who ventures to read the governor's list of accomplishments…
    NewsPower and Control
    April 12, 2023

    Sanders requires admiration response to apply for state board or commission 

    How does articulating admiration qualify one to serve on a state board? 4/14/23 UPDATE: The Arkansas Democrat Gazette reports the Sanders administration blames their web vendor for the admiration requirement.…
    AR LegislatureElectionsPower and Control
    March 16, 2023

    Vaught speaks up for librarians, against government overreach

    DeAnn Vaught (R-Horatio) stood up for librarians and local control. Hats off to her. DeAnn Vaught did what's right today. Here at On AR Watch, most of our content is…
    AR LegislatureJusticePower and Control
    March 10, 2023

    18 white men in the Senate vote to end Affirmative Action

    Sen. Dan Sullivan and 17 other white male Senators think gutting affirmative action will end discrimination. It's hard to objectively write about the Senate voting to end state-sponsored affirmative actions…
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