Report: Northwest Arkansas Students Perform Better Now Than Five Years Ago

Posted: January 3, 2014 at 5 a.m.

School children in Benton and Washington counties’ 17 public school districts are performing better on standardized tests than five years ago, according to a new report.

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Nortwest Arkansas Education Report

Read the Northwest Arkansas Education Report at nwaonline.com/documents.

By The Numbers

Northwest Arkansas Schools

• 122: Schools in 17 public school districts in Benton and Washington counties.

• 5,106: Certified teachers in the districts.

• 77,543: Students enrolled during the 2012-13 school year.

Source: Northwest Arkansas Education Report Card

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