State Education Board Approves Walnut Ridge and Black Rock School Merger

APRIL 10, 2006 - Posted at 1:57 p.m. CST

LITTLE ROCK, AR - The state Education Board today approved the voluntary consolidation of Black Rock into the Walnut Ridge school district.  Both of the district's school boards in Lawrence County have approved the merger.

The board also voted unanimously to merge the Waldo School District with Magnolia.

That merger is against the wishes of the larger Magnolia district.