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Brenda Bernet

Washington County Education Reporter

Recent Stories by Brenda Bernet

Springdale schools gain experience with student-led conferences

posted: 10/04/2015 1:20 a.m. Discuss

Students no longer have to wonder what their parents are hearing from teachers during conferences that take place twice a year.

Springdale police expand gang education program

posted: 10/01/2015 1:20 a.m. Discuss

Police officers are expanding an anti-gang education program to all fifth- and seventh-graders in the Springdale School District that's taught in schools across the country.

5 state schools collect U.S. blue ribbons

posted: 09/30/2015 3:20 a.m. Discuss

Five Arkansas schools were named National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday.

Fayetteville High ends divisions for upper grades

posted: 09/28/2015 4:02 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE — Administrators at Fayetteville High School have changed the way the student body is organized for the new school year, eliminating so-called small learning communities for the school’s upper grades.

Fair to assist adults with returning to college

posted: 09/28/2015 1:15 a.m. Discuss

Life sometimes interferes with plans to earn a college degree.

Fayetteville board approves planning committee

posted: 09/25/2015 1:15 a.m. Discuss

A committee of 29 members will begin working in October on the early stages of developing a five-year plan for the Fayetteville School District.

Walton Family Foundation chooses projects for design program

posted: 09/23/2015 1:30 a.m. Discuss

Walton Family Foundation on Tuesday announced the first three projects for a new program to encourage high-quality design of public spaces in Benton and Washington counties.

Fayetteville, Springdale propose online school offerings

posted: 09/22/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Charter schools proposed by the Fayetteville and Springdale school districts would provide families with another option for online schooling.

Griffin: Standards set up to fail

posted: 09/19/2015 3:06 a.m. Discuss

Common Core standards for literacy and math left some people with an unsettled feeling that persisted five years after they were adopted by the state Board of Education, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin said Friday.

Walton Children's Center announces move to new $14.3 million home in Bentonville

posted: 09/18/2015 2:27 a.m. Discuss

A $14.3 million move and expansion of the Helen R. Walton Children's Enrichment Center will extend the center's efforts to improve the quality of early childhood programs in five counties in Northwest Arkansas.




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