BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - The State Board of Education voted "in favor" of Blytheville's children.
That's according to Superintendent Richard Atwill, who told Region 8 News the board voted unanimously Thursday to remove the Blytheville School District from its academic distress list.
An ecstatic Atwill said the board also voted unanimously to remove Blytheville High School from the list.
On Jan. 27, the Arkansas Department of Education recommended the State Board remove the district and school from the academic distress designation at its Feb. 9 meeting in Little Rock.
According to the letter the ADE sent Atwill:
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