Arkansas Technology

LRSD Provides Computers To Poor Students
10:35 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Cheaper Computers Available For Some Little Rock Students

Low-income students in the Little Rock School District, who take part in the free and reduced–price lunch program, now have a chance to get district computers at a reduced rate.

Parents of those students can buy the refurbished computers for just $40, under a new program supported by the Coalition of Greater Little Rock Neighborhoods, a civic group. 

Kathy Wells works with the coalition and says parents have to act quickly to take advantage of the deal.

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Tech Park
11:13 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Little Rock Tech Park Board Continues Search For Site

The Little Rock Tech Park Board heard three proposals Wednesday that didn't produce any favorites.
Credit Nathan Vandiver / KUAR

  The Little Rock Tech Park Authority Board is still looking at three potential tech park sites as relatively equal rivals following their meeting Wednesday afternoon.

The Tech Park Authority Board’s meeting yielded no clear favorites from three sites in its afternoon meeting.  Board Chair Mary Good attributed part of the indecision to an engineer’s report that didn’t find any site particularly stronger than the others.

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