Arkansas Legislature

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Small school districts teetering on the edge of 350 students won’t be able to count home schoolers as a way to avoid school district consolidation.
 

Photo: Kezia Nanda

Governor Mike Beebe hopes Arkansas will not have to carry a disproportionate amount of the burden as President Obama and Congress work on a compromise for avoiding the fiscal cliff, should negotiations fail.

Beebe was back in Little Rock Wednesday after a meeting with President Obama, alongside other governors Tuesday at the White House.

The 90 minute meeting with the president also included five other governors, representing both parties and offering the states’ perspectives on negotiations.

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