posted: 10/28/2016 1:10 a.m.
A proposal would add freshmen through seniors to Fayetteville Virtual Academy for next school year, instead of just the freshmen and sophomores.
posted: 10/26/2016 1:05 a.m.
Commissioner of Education Johnny Key wants to unleash the creativity of educators in designing a comprehensive accountability system for schools, he said Tuesday.
posted: 10/25/2016 2:40 a.m.
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.
posted: 10/23/2016 2:44 a.m.
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.
posted: 10/23/2016 1:08 a.m.
Jahnaia Penix, 12, moved like a snowboarder on a piece of exercise equipment while studying a worksheet on pollution inside a new lab at Sonora Middle School.
posted: 10/22/2016 1:09 a.m.
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.
posted: 10/20/2016 1:09 a.m.
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.
posted: 10/16/2016 5:45 a.m.
Two advocacy groups for children have joined forces to try to improve school attendance as a way to increase student achievement in the state.
posted: 10/13/2016 1:06 a.m.
Sixth-graders in Cassie Kautzer's science class watched a small fan spin with power created by water.
posted: 10/12/2016 1:13 a.m.
The percentage of students qualifying for federally subsidized meals at school has reached 70 percent for the second year in a row, district officials said.
posted: 10/10/2016 1 a.m.
FAYETTEVILLE -- The chicken drumsticks came from Decatur. Tomatoes, bell peppers and sweet potatoes in the recent "Local Harvest Lunch" in Fayetteville school cafeterias grew in Lowell and Tonitown. Edamame came from a Mulberry company.
posted: 10/08/2016 1 a.m.
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Arkansas commissioner of education said Friday he wants input from parents, teachers, professors, business leaders and community members on how the state should measure schools.
posted: 10/07/2016 1:06 a.m.
State education officials are studying new federal guidelines intended to ensure schools with the greatest numbers of poor and minority students have equitable access to excellent teachers and principals.
posted: 10/03/2016 1 a.m.
WINSLOW -- Plans to clean up former school property can proceed now the Greenland School Board has transferred ownership to the city.
posted: 09/30/2016 1:08 a.m.
University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long promised to double his personal contribution for the 2017 United Way campaign and challenged others with means to join him.