In 2005, George West, a civics and economics teacher at Little Rock Central High, hosted in his classroom a group of Japanese-American visitors who, once held at the World War II Japanese internment camps at Rohwer and Jerome, had returned to Arkansas to take part in a memorial event sponsored by the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. The visitors told stories to West's students, who were encouraged to take notes and ask questions. West himself videotaped it.
Juain Young is an education support professional from Booker Arts Magnet Elementary School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Here are the lessons he’s learned as an elementary educator.
The Forrest City Education Association held their 41st Annual Retirement and Awards Banquet on May 9th at the Forrest City Civic Center.
Retirees: Betty Culley | Christopher Hagler | Margaret Lewis | Glinda McKissick | Charlene Oswalt | Rosie Scott | Melvin Taylor | Evelyn Turner | Evelyn Willis
In case you haven’t heard, the Employee Benefits Division (EBD) Board recently announced the premium costs for health insurance for school employees; the increases were even higher than we had feared. Sometimes when our efforts are not successful, there can be a tendency to think that if AEA had only done more on this issue, we could have prevented it.