Last year 426 Arkansas residents died from a drug overdose, according to death certificates filed with the state Health Department. That is an increase in fatal drug overdoses from 2017, when 417 people in Arkansas died from drugs.
Arkansas Now Has 26 Open Enrollment Charter Schools
With the opening of the 2019-2020 school year, there are 26 open enrollment charter schools in Arkansas.
Senate Live Streaming Grows in Popularity
Transparency in government is a growth industry, if you analyze the number of people who watched the Arkansas Senate during the 2019 legislative session.
Penalty for Passing a Stopped School Bus Have Increased
Back to school in Arkansas means that more than 6,000 buses will transport 350,000 students to and from school.
Legislature Enacts Stronger Literacy Standards
Reading helps children avoid the "summer slide," when lazy days can make them forget what they've learned over the previous year.