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Brenda Bernet

Washington County Education Reporter

Recent Stories by Brenda Bernet

Area draws young demographic

posted: 06/24/2016 1:13 a.m. Discuss

A young demographic makes up a key part of the Northwest Arkansas population, according to new data from U.S. Census Bureau.

Winslow City Council to pursue ownership of former school campus

posted: 06/23/2016 1:13 a.m. Discuss

City officials will proceed with efforts to own the former Winslow School District.

Northwest Arkansas school districts losing key leaders

posted: 06/19/2016 1:05 a.m. Discuss

Administrators of four of Northwest Arkansas' largest school districts are saying good-bye this month.

Walton foundation hires managing director of consulting firm as its chief

posted: 06/16/2016 1:07 a.m. Discuss

A leader in a nonprofit consulting firm will join the Walton Family Foundation in September as its third executive director.

New Springdale academic coach to focus on ACT, National Merit

posted: 06/15/2016 1:12 a.m. Discuss

A new district academic coach fulfills a desire by the School Board to have an employee focus on pushing high school students toward high achievement, the board's president, Randy Hutchinson, said.

More teachers to learn effective uses of technology for learning

posted: 06/13/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Justine Roper, a teacher in the Mountain Home School District, saw an immediate impact when she introduced her fifth-graders to her Google Classroom.

Northwest Arkansas school board incumbents weigh plans as terms near end

posted: 06/12/2016 1:03 a.m. Discuss

School board elections are more than three months away, but those interested in running for an open seat may begin to circulate petitions now.

Rogers School Board chooses RHS principal as new assistant superintendent

posted: 06/09/2016 1:08 a.m. Discuss

Rogers High School Principal Charles Lee will join the district's leadership team as an assistant superintendent.

Fayetteville district brings on new district and school administrators

posted: 06/09/2016 1:05 a.m. Discuss

Besides naming Bill Blankenship the high school's new football coach, the School Board on Wednesday also brought on two new administrators -- an associate superintendent and Happy Hollow Elementary School's principal.

Springdale educators to spend four days focusing on careers

posted: 06/07/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Rachelle Moore, a teacher from Springdale High School, listened Monday as Gov. Asa Hutchinson talked about the importance of career education and as an "economic futurist" described what her students will face when they enter the workforce.




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