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Brenda Bernet

Washington County Education Reporter

Recent Stories by Brenda Bernet

Some NTI high school classes to move to Farmington

posted: 11/26/2016 1:07 a.m. Discuss

Space will open up this summer for Northwest Technical Institute to move classes to a central location for students in southern Washington County.

Youths pitch in to help needy in state's NW

posted: 11/24/2016 3:28 a.m. Discuss

Teachers and students across Benton and Washington counties are pitching in to meet the basic needs of community members who are homeless and hungry.

Bicycle-repair courses let some NW students shift educational gears

posted: 11/21/2016 2:57 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Bicycle lessons in physical education classes mean school districts now have hundreds of bicycles to maintain and repair.

High school students maintain district bicycles

posted: 11/21/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Bicycle lessons in physical education classes mean school districts now have hundreds of bicycles to maintain and repair.

NWACC trustees look at enrollment, retention

posted: 11/15/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

BENTONVILLE -- The annual retention rate of students remains a focus among the leadership of Northwest Arkansas Community College, college President Evelyn Jorgenson said.

Springdale board hears plans for campus projects, update on state funding

posted: 11/09/2016 1:06 a.m. Discuss

Projects for three campuses are set to go out to bid next month.

Fayetteville teachers hear of impact of poverty

posted: 10/29/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Former students who grew up in poverty and flourished after graduating mention specific teachers, school nurses, principals and coaches they credit with helping them succeed, the president and founder of a nonprofit group told hundreds of educators who packed the Performing Arts Center on Friday.

Fayetteville pursues addition of four high school grades to charter for Fayetteville Virtual Academy

posted: 10/28/2016 1:10 a.m. Discuss

A proposal would add freshmen through seniors to Fayetteville Virtual Academy for next school year, instead of just the freshmen and sophomores.

Commissioner asks for input on school accountability

posted: 10/26/2016 1:05 a.m. Discuss

Commissioner of Education Johnny Key wants to unleash the creativity of educators in designing a comprehensive accountability system for schools, he said Tuesday.

Program in Springdale adds exercise to academics

posted: 10/25/2016 2:40 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE — Twelveyear-old Jahnaia Penix moved like a snowboarder on a piece of exercise equipment while studying a worksheet inside a new lab at Sonora Middle School.

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