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Brenda Bernet

Washington County Education Reporter

Recent Stories by Brenda Bernet

Springdale, Rogers learn new strategies for helping English learners

posted: 07/31/2015 1:16 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Students whose first language isn't English may understand photosynthesis when it's taught in science class but have difficulty explaining the concept because they lack enough vocabulary to describe how plants use sunlight to make food.

English-learner unit exits LR

posted: 07/29/2015 3:18 a.m. Discuss

The office of the coordinator of state programs for students who are learning English has moved from Little Rock to Northwest Arkansas.

State ESL director office moves to Farmington

posted: 07/29/2015 1:33 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- The coordinator of state programs for students who are learning English now is housed in an office at the Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative in Farmington.

Fayetteville keen to add online charter school

posted: 07/28/2015 4:12 a.m. Discuss

School officials here hope to open an online charter school for the 2016-17 school year.

Fayetteville wants to offer online charter school

posted: 07/26/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

School officials hope to open an online charter school for the 2016-17 school year.

'Ninja warrior' helps 4-Hers in finding heart

posted: 07/24/2015 4:18 a.m. Discuss

An American Ninja Warrior competitor doesn't let negative thoughts keep him from trying.

Teachers learn effective strategies for working in teams

posted: 07/23/2015 1:13 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- A skit of a meeting of algebra teachers provided an example Wednesday of how teams of educators can work to adjust their thinking and make changes to help students succeed.

School officials to follow police in withholding names of students in accidents

posted: 07/22/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Accident reports available to the public no longer identify drivers or passengers younger than 18.

2 NW school districts to join Bright Futures

posted: 07/21/2015 1:43 a.m. Discuss

A nonprofit organization focused on using social media to help students will expand into two more school districts in Northwest Arkansas for the 2015-16 school year.

Nonprofit expands in NWA

posted: 07/20/2015 4:13 a.m. Discuss

A nonprofit organization focused on using social media to help students will expand into two more school districts in Northwest Arkansas for the 2015-16 school year.

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