List of Figures

2-1 What grade would you give the public school that your oldest child attends for its overall performance?

2-2 Has the LRSD improved from five years ago, gotten worse, or stayed the same?

2-3 Have you observed an increase or decrease in parents involved in the public schools?

2-4 Would you prefer to send your child to a racially segregated or integrated school?

3-1 City of Little Rock Population by Race, 1960 to 1990

3-2 School Districts in Pulaski County

3-3 LRSD Enrollment Trends by Race

3-4 African-American and White Enrollment in LRSD Elementary Schools

3-5 African-American Percentage of LRSD Elementary Enrollment

3-6 African-American and White Enrollment in LRSD Junior High Schools

3-7 African-American Percentage of LRSD Junior High Enrollment

3-8 African-American and White Enrollment in LRSD High Schools

3-9 African-American Percentage of LRSD High School Enrollment

4-1 Percent of Adults With High School Education or Higher

4-2 Percent of Adults With Some College Education or Higher

4-3 Percent of African-American Adults With Some College Education or Higher

4-4 Percent of White Adults With Some College Education or Higher

4-5 Median Family Income in Little Rock, Arkansas and USA

4-6 School Millage Rates and Property Taxes Per Student in Arkansas' Largest Enrollment School Districts

7-1 Length of Superintendent Appointments in the LRSD

8-1 Average Achievement Test Scores for Grade One in the LRSD by Race

8-2 Average Achievement Test Scores for Grade Six in the LRSD by Race

8-3 Average Achievement Test Scores for Grade Eleven in the LRSD by Race

8-4 LRSD Students Reading Below Grade Level by Race, 1990- 1996

9-1 LRSD Sources of Operating Funds, 1989 to 1996

9-2 LRSD Revenues: Temporary and Regular, 1989 to 1996

9-3 State of Arkansas School Funding Formula

9-4a LRSD General Fund Expenditure Proportions, 1995

9-4b LRSD General Fund Expenditure Proportions, 1989

9-5a LRSD General and Debt Fund Expenditures, 1995

9-5b LRSD General and Debt Fund Expenditures, 1989

9-6 Non-Teacher Staff Categories, LRSD and Comparable School Districts

9-7 Number of Teachers, LRSD and Comparable School Districts

11-1 Teaching of Values in the LRSD

11-2 Allen Elementary School Average Achievement Test Scores


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