ALL-STARS: The 2015 team
Yes, good things do happen in Arkansas schools, including in the Little Rock School District.
We've just passed out plaques and checks at UALR to the 2015 Academic All-Star team — 19 of the 20 appear in the photo above. High grades and high test scores were typical, but the range of other interests was huge — from a state champion pole vaulter to an accordion play to a budding OBU-bound politician (who leans Democratic) to a prize-winning fiction writer.
You can find more on all of them in this week's cover story
on the winners.