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Brenda Bernet

Washington County Education Reporter

Recent Stories by Brenda Bernet

District, campus staffs share responsibility for curriculum

posted: 07/05/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

State academic standards set expectations for what students should learn in each subject and grade level, but it's up to educators to decide what to teach first and how to organize the standards into units of study.

Parents hear charter proposal for Springdale's School of Innovation

posted: 07/01/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Parents with children enrolled in the School of Innovation like the self-paced, flexible learning environment the school offers and look forward to expanded opportunities that would come if the school becomes a district-run charter school, they said.

Gentry, Gravette and Greenland plan career focus in charter proposals

posted: 06/28/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Three small school districts in Northwest Arkansas plan to convert their high schools into district-run charter schools with more career-training programs for students.

Springdale computer camp geared for girls

posted: 06/26/2015 3:48 a.m. Discuss

About 40 girls attending the five-day Girl IT Up summer camp on computer programming at Springdale High School have spent the week tinkering with code and hearing from women in the field.

Fayetteville district enacts staff changes

posted: 06/26/2015 2 a.m. Discuss

Schools Superintendent Paul Hewitt eliminated some job titles, combined positions and made other changes to the district curriculum department to respond to teachers and to save money.

Springdale girls learn about tech careers from J.B. Hunt women

posted: 06/25/2015 1:05 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Jobs in the computer industry aren't just for men.

Springdale seeks charter for School of Innovation

posted: 06/22/2015 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Administrators hope to expand programs at the School of Innovation by changing it to a district-run charter school.

'Tinkering' interest grows in anticipation of Amazeum

posted: 06/19/2015 1:09 a.m. Discuss

Interest is building across Northwest Arkansas in "making" and "tinkering," activities that will be promoted by the Scott Family Amazeum opening in Bentonville next month.

Program employs disabled teenagers

posted: 06/15/2015 4:56 a.m. Discuss

Jordan Denzer, 17, looks forward to taking her family out for lunch with money from her first paycheck from a new summer job at a Harps supermarket. Her sister, Peyton Denzer, 16, hopes to save enough money from her job at Little Kids Preschool to buy contact lenses.

New UA office educates professionals on play therapy

posted: 06/15/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

A new program at the University of Arkansas is beginning to train students and professionals on a counseling therapy for children that focuses on play.

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