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Brenda Bernet

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Fayetteville board settles softball lawsuit

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

FAYETTEVILLE -- High school softball players will have access to bullpens and dugouts equivalent to those used by the baseball program by the end of the school year.

Springdale plans new libraries for Tyson, Walker elementary schools

posted: 12/05/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Two elementary schools are in line to get new libraries within the next two years.

Some NTI high school classes to move to Farmington

posted: 11/26/2016 1:07 a.m. Discuss

Space will open up this summer for Northwest Technical Institute to move classes to a central location for students in southern Washington County.

Youths pitch in to help needy in state's NW

posted: 11/24/2016 3:28 a.m. Discuss

Teachers and students across Benton and Washington counties are pitching in to meet the basic needs of community members who are homeless and hungry.

Bicycle-repair courses let some NW students shift educational gears

posted: 11/21/2016 2:57 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Bicycle lessons in physical education classes mean school districts now have hundreds of bicycles to maintain and repair.

High school students maintain district bicycles

posted: 11/21/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Bicycle lessons in physical education classes mean school districts now have hundreds of bicycles to maintain and repair.

NWACC trustees look at enrollment, retention

posted: 11/15/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

BENTONVILLE -- The annual retention rate of students remains a focus among the leadership of Northwest Arkansas Community College, college President Evelyn Jorgenson said.

Springdale board hears plans for campus projects, update on state funding

posted: 11/09/2016 1:06 a.m. Discuss

Projects for three campuses are set to go out to bid next month.

Fayetteville teachers hear of impact of poverty

posted: 10/29/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Former students who grew up in poverty and flourished after graduating mention specific teachers, school nurses, principals and coaches they credit with helping them succeed, the president and founder of a nonprofit group told hundreds of educators who packed the Performing Arts Center on Friday.

Fayetteville pursues addition of four high school grades to charter for Fayetteville Virtual Academy

posted: 10/28/2016 1:10 a.m. Discuss

A proposal would add freshmen through seniors to Fayetteville Virtual Academy for next school year, instead of just the freshmen and sophomores.

Commissioner asks for input on school accountability

posted: 10/26/2016 1:05 a.m. Discuss

Commissioner of Education Johnny Key wants to unleash the creativity of educators in designing a comprehensive accountability system for schools, he said Tuesday.

Program in Springdale adds exercise to academics

posted: 10/25/2016 2:40 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE — Twelveyear-old Jahnaia Penix moved like a snowboarder on a piece of exercise equipment while studying a worksheet inside a new lab at Sonora Middle School.

Springdale, 4 others accept education initiative

posted: 10/23/2016 2:44 a.m. Discuss

The state's second-largest school district will play a role in accomplishing a goal of Arkansas becoming a leading state in education, a leader for Forward Arkansas said Wednesday.

State officials seek input on school accountability

posted: 10/22/2016 1:09 a.m. Discuss

State education officials want to hear what educators, parents, students and community members think are the most important characteristics of a school and how to best measure the quality of a school.

Two Northwest Arkansas districts join in Forward Arkansas project

posted: 10/20/2016 1:09 a.m. Discuss

The state's second largest school district will play a role in accomplishing a goal of Arkansas becoming a leading state in education, a leader for Forward Arkansas said Wednesday.

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