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School arrests on the rise

Each year, there are more than 3,000 law enforcement incidents in Arkansas schools. The majority of children involved in these incidents are arrested for nonviolent offenses. This is a nationwide trend, and Arkansas is no different. Across the country,...

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The pre-K clock is ticking

The last funding increase for pre-K in Arkansas kicked in on the first day of fiscal year 2008, which would have been July 1, 2007. For a program that’s proven to be such a powerful tool, that’s way too...

Wage theft costs Arkansas workers

There are millions of workers each year who are cheated out of hard-earned money by fraudulent employers. This practice is called wage theft. Employers are guilty of wage theft when they do not pay at least the minimum wage,...

Monthly Revenue Report

Monthly revenue report for November

General revenues for last month and for the year as a whole came in above expectations. Total net general revenue for November was $391.1 million, up 11.8 percent (or $41.4 million) from last year and about seven percent above...