Getting the rooms ready

Classrooms in the Forrest City School District are being set up by teachers ahead of the first day of the 2015-16 school year, which is Monday, Aug. 17. Melinda Downey, a third grade science teacher at Stewart Elementary, hangs a colorful parrot in her room. Photo by Alan Smith.

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