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Brenda Bernet

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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.

Teenagers start jobs for research

posted: 06/14/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Jordan Denzer, 17, looks forward to taking her family out for lunch with money from her first paycheck of a new summer job at a Harps supermarket.

Fayetteville teachers prepare to switch campuses for grade shift

posted: 06/11/2015 12:02 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Ramay Junior High teacher Magan Randall was fine -- until the moment she turned in her school key.

Springdale board moves forward on two new schools

posted: 06/10/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Plans are proceeding for a new $16.9 million elementary school and pre-kindergarten center and a $24 million high school campus, all set to open in fall 2016.

School chiefs urged to press for funding

posted: 06/07/2015 3:05 a.m. Discuss

Superintendents need to build relationships with lawmakers and show them why their schools need more money, the leader of a statewide organization for educational administrators said Wednesday.

School board election season looms

posted: 06/07/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Another school year has just ended. That means the annual school board election season is just beginning.

Lower increase in money concerns Northwest Arkansas superintendents

posted: 06/04/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Superintendents need to build relationships with lawmakers and show them why their schools need more money, the leader of a statewide organization for educational administrators said Wednesday.

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