Brenda Bernet

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FDR great-granddaughter speaks about human rights at Fayetteville school

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Julianna Roosevelt remembers her great-grandmother Eleanor Roosevelt as a woman who left cookies by her bed when she visited and read aloud stories by Rudyard Kipling and Shakespeare. Continue reading...

School of Innovation plans for move to new Springdale campus

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- A new school year for the Don Tyson School of Innovation will come with the addition of an online program, a move to a permanent campus and a greater focus on career education. Continue reading...

11 NW Arkansas school districts set to work in network

Aim is helping poor students learn

Subscriber onlyMore school districts in Northwest Arkansas are joining a network that coordinates the efforts of schools, businesses and community members to better serve children. Continue reading...

School Board hears proposal on leave policies

Subscriber only A proposal to change policies on sick days and personal days for teachers generated debate among School Board members Thursday. Continue reading...

Fayetteville foundation celebrates teacher creativity

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Teachers have the chance to push their boundaries with grants awarded each school year by the Public Education Foundation. Continue reading...

District volunteers planning for future

Subscriber onlyTen teams of volunteers are wrapping up their work to map out a proposal to guide the Fayetteville School District for the next five years. Continue reading...

Bright Futures network adds more Northwest Arkansas schools

Subscriber onlyMore school districts in Northwest Arkansas are joining a network that coordinates the efforts of schools, businesses and community members in meeting the needs of children. Continue reading...

Teams discuss strategies to propose for new plan for Fayetteville schools

Subscriber onlyTen teams of volunteers are wrapping up their work to map out a proposal to guide the School District for the next five years. Continue reading...

U.S. school chief pays state a visit

Subscriber only U.S. Education Secretary John King Jr. listened Friday as Anna Holleman talked about her computer science education in high school. Continue reading...

Drastic change seen in school grades

Subscriber onlyMany Northwest Arkansas schools -- like others across the state -- saw their grades tumble in this year's school report cards, a fact officials attribute largely to a change in the tests on which the grades are based. Continue reading...

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