Brenda Bernet

Washington County Education Reporter
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Fayetteville board settles softball lawsuit

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- 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. Continue reading...

Springdale plans new libraries for Tyson, Walker elementary schools

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Two elementary schools are in line to get new libraries within the next two years. Continue reading...

Some NTI high school classes to move to Farmington

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

Youths pitch in to help needy in state's NW

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

Bicycle-repair courses let some NW students shift educational gears

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

High school students maintain district bicycles

Subscriber onlyBicycle lessons in physical education classes mean school districts now have hundreds of bicycles to maintain and repair. Continue reading...

NWACC trustees look at enrollment, retention

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

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

Subscriber onlyProjects for three campuses are set to go out to bid next month. Continue reading...

Fayetteville teachers hear of impact of poverty

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- 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. Continue reading...

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

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

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