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Brenda Bernet

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Fayetteville foundation event celebrates $286,000 in teacher grants, scholarships

posted: 04/25/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Grants for teachers this school year supported a variety of learning experiences from rocketry to orchestra.

District continues to define 'personalized learning' in third year of grant

posted: 04/24/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Now that every student has access to a laptop or tablet computer at school, learning with technology is possible at any moment.

Two aides can return to work, Fayetteville superintendent says

posted: 04/22/2017 1:09 a.m. Discuss

Two of the five classroom aides on leave since last month's death of a first-grader were cleared to return to work at Vandergriff Elementary School, according to a School District news release Friday.

New lab to equip Har-Ber students with skills for workforce

posted: 04/22/2017 1:08 a.m. Discuss

Jobs in factories today require skills to design and repair robotics equipment now common in manufacturing, U.S. Sen. John Boozman said on a visit Friday to the new mechanical lab at Har-Ber High School.

Fayetteville's New School marks milestone in construction

posted: 04/20/2017 1:09 a.m. Discuss

A chant of, "Lift that beam," sounded as a construction crew placed the final wooden beam on top of a new innovation center that will be ready for The New School students in August.

New laws focus on English learners, school grades

posted: 04/16/2017 1:06 a.m. Discuss

A Republican state representative from Rogers wants state grades given to schools to reflect more than what students score on one standardized test given annually.

Springdale teachers experience new strategies for involving students in lessons

posted: 04/15/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Pairing School District curriculum writers with classroom teachers gives both a chance to see how students respond to strategies intended to keep them on task and talking about their thinking with peers.

Springdale's Rollins discusses expansion option for School of Innovation

posted: 04/12/2017 1:04 a.m. Discuss

School District leaders envision the possibility of sixth- and seventh-graders joining eighth- through 12th-graders at the Tyson School of Innovation.

West Fork School District works to curb enrollment drop

posted: 04/09/2017 1:03 a.m. Discuss

Enrollment continues to slide in the School District of about 1,075 student just a little more than 10 miles south of Fayetteville.

Education cooperative selects new specialist to focus on STEM in elementary grades

posted: 04/07/2017 1:12 a.m. Discuss

A new regional science specialist will help schools tie science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction together while students have a chance to learn through projects.

Fayetteville's Wendt discusses changes coming to district administration

posted: 04/06/2017 1:06 a.m. Discuss

Superintendent Matthew Wendt is searching for a deputy or associate superintendent to oversee people in the School District, one of three divisions that will be in place for the 2017-18 school year.

District levels of poverty affects Title I money for Northwest Arkansas campuses

posted: 04/02/2017 1:12 a.m. Discuss

The elementary schools sit 11 miles apart, one in Fayetteville and the other in Springdale.

Fayetteville School Board approves cooling gymnasiums; hears plan to add buses

posted: 03/31/2017 1:07 a.m. Discuss

The School Board on Thursday approved adding air-conditioning to gymnasiums for Ramay and Woodland junior high schools.

New positions in Fayetteville part of focus on learning system

posted: 03/25/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- The search has begun for two executive directors to focus on curriculum and principal evaluations for the School District.






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