Northwest Arkansas educators highlight successes during forum

Posted: February 9, 2018 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Justin Minkel (right), a Jones Elementary School teacher, speaks Thursday alongside Jim Rollins, Springdale School District superintendent, during the NWA Education Forum at the Tyson School of Innovation in Springdale. Representatives from the Springdale, Fayetteville, Bentonville, Siloam Springs and Pea Ridge school districts presented information about innovation and successes in their districts.

SPRINGDALE -- Leaders of several Northwest Arkansas school districts came together for a public forum Thursday to celebrate the achievements of their districts and share a little about the programs and strategies their schools employ.

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Public schools — including 15 traditional public school districts and four open-enrollment charter schools — in Benton and Washington counties serve about 85,000 students.

Source: Staff report

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Rick Neal, Pea Ridge School District superintendent, speaks Thursday alongside Pea Ridge High School students Brett Ki...

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