posted: 03/08/2014 2:30 a.m.
The Green Forest School District can continue using a tiger-head logo the University of Missouri-Columbia had protested because of its purported similarity to the Mizzou logo, according to a letter Green Forest released Friday.
posted: 03/05/2014 5:05 a.m.
Nearly 50 school districts are asking the state Board of Education for waivers on the number of snow days that their students must make up this spring.
posted: 03/01/2014 2:24 a.m.
Teenagers with a minimal level of language proficiency can read Abraham Lincoln’s famous Gettysburg Address, said an educator who specializes in training teachers on strategies to help pupils who speak other languages.
posted: 02/24/2014 2:55 a.m.
Newton County Sheriff Keith Slape is looking forward to June 1, when he will open the county’s new jail, which has stood vacant since it was completed in summer 2012.
posted: 02/23/2014 5:26 a.m.
The single-biggest fundraiser for a graduation celebration for Alma High School seniors this year will be a sold-out adults-only dinner, with attendees competing to win prizes that include several firearms — like an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.
posted: 02/21/2014 4:40 a.m.
Ozark Mountain Regional Public Water Authority has asked a Searcy County Circuit Court for a judgment to require the city of Marshall to pay for water supplied by the the water authority.
posted: 02/18/2014 2:52 a.m.
Russellville mother Stephanie Tanner hopes a new statewide research project will open doors for teenagers with disabilities to find jobs that match their interests and abilities.
posted: 02/16/2014 4:15 a.m.
On most Saturdays, Madison Locke, 12, prefers to sleep in until 1 p.m. But this Saturday, she woke up at 6:30 a.m. to catch the bus to Huntsville Middle School.
posted: 02/15/2014 2:40 a.m.
Two former Huntsville High School cafeteria employees pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges related to stealing money from the cafeteria while they worked there.
posted: 02/15/2014 2:28 a.m.
Four school districts in Crawford and Sebastian counties filed an official motion Wednesday requesting to be intervenors in a school-finance lawsuit between the Deer/Mount Judea School District and the state.
posted: 02/10/2014 2:54 a.m.
Some Arkansas school districts have already set records this school year for the number of days missed because of slick roads, with weeks of winter left and forecasters predicting more bouts of snow and ice.
posted: 02/09/2014 3:05 a.m.
State education officials hope that a change in the way special-education teachers are certified will lead to more university education majors who are willing to enter the specialty field.
posted: 02/05/2014 4:02 a.m.
Attorneys representing the Deer/Mount Judea School District have asked for a two-week hearing in Pulaski County Circuit Court on the district’s complaint concerning the state’s school finance system.
posted: 02/03/2014 3:02 a.m.
JASPER — Newton County residents again have the option of seeing a dentist close to home.
posted: 01/25/2014 4:16 a.m.
Three school boards in Crawford and Sebastian counties have given permission for their superintendents to intervene in an ongoing school finance lawsuit between the Deer/Mount Judea School District and the state.