State Board of Education signals Pine Bluff Schools getting close to independence


Deltaplex News has obtained a report from Arkansas State Board of Education Deputy Commissioner Stacy Smith concerning the Pine Bluff Limited Authority Board.  In the memo Smith “suggests that the Limited Authority Board present a proposal to the State Board of Education in September to ensure a seamless governance transition and bring stability to the district”

The report focuses on progress the district has made both before and especially after the Limited Authority Board came into existence. The memo says the board has been instrumental in facilitating professional meetings and commitment to growth, Transparent decision making, and stability and effective Governance.

Below is the memo in its entirety.