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Brenda Bernet

Washington County Education Reporter

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Bentonville board approves BHS track project

posted: 01/18/2017 1:13 a.m. Discuss

The Bentonville High School track will have a new surface in June.

Switching to LED lights results in incentive money, energy savings for Springdale schools

posted: 01/17/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Upgrading light fixtures is expected to save the school district's maintenance staff time and to reduce energy costs, officials said.

Pause in annual review of schools keeps some from receiving cash prizes

posted: 01/16/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Some of the state's top schools were excluded from $7 million the Arkansas Department of Education recently awarded to more than 150 campuses.

Springdale festival brings together charter schools, private schools, school districts

posted: 01/15/2017 1:06 a.m. Discuss

A festival gave parents a chance to meet officials from charter schools, private schools, traditional school districts and other education groups in one spot.

SHS to receive new athletic facilities

posted: 01/11/2017 1:06 a.m. Discuss

A $3.5 million project will provide Springdale High School with a competitive track and practice fields for baseball and softball within the next year.

Regional legislative agenda focuses on workforce education

posted: 01/08/2017 1:05 a.m. Discuss

The preparation of high school students and adults for high-demand jobs is a legislative priority for the business community.

New Northwest Arkansas superintendents familiar with snow

posted: 01/05/2017 1:02 a.m. Discuss

Two superintendents are experiencing their first winters with their Northwest Arkansas districts after coming from regions where it's not unusual to go to school when it snows.

Competitive outcomes: Expanding options draw students from school districts

posted: 12/31/2016 1:08 a.m. Discuss

Students in Northwest Arkansas have a growing number of options for their education, a trend traditional public school districts are following closely.

Experts say education key in choosing schools

posted: 12/30/2016 1:04 a.m. Discuss

The growing number of educational options for students in Northwest Arkansas can be mind-boggling for parents. How do they decide which school is right for them?

Districts respond to growing competition

posted: 12/29/2016 1:05 a.m. Discuss

Northwest Arkansas public schools are giving students more options for how they learn and the types of classes they take now that the districts can get the same freedom from state regulations charter schools enjoy.






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