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Northwest Arkansas School Districts Get Snow-Day Relief

Posted: March 21, 2014 at 5 a.m.

JOHN LYON ARKANSAS NEWS BUREAU Diane Zook, left, State Board of Education member from Melbourne, asks a question during a board meeting Thursday as Tom Kimbrell, state Education Commissioner, looks on.

School districts across Northwest Arkansas now have fewer snow days to make up after the state Board of Education granted their waiver requests Thursday.

By The Numbers

Waiver Days

Northwest Arkansas school districts, the number of snow days they’ve had and the number of those days they requested be waived by the state Board of Education. The state board on Thursday granted all of the requests in full except for Decatur’s.

School District*Snow Days*Waiver Days Requested

Bentonville*13*3

Decatur*16*7

Elkins*18*8

Farmington*14*3

Fayetteville*13*2

Gentry*17*7

Gravette*15*5

Greenland*16*6

Haas Hall Academy*13*3

Lincoln*18*8

Northwest Arkansas Classical Academy*13*3

Pea Ridge*16*6

Prairie Grove*15*5

Rogers*13*2

Siloam Springs*13*2

Springdale*12*0

West Fork*21*3

Source: Staff Report

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