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Brenda Bernet

Washington County Education Reporter
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Parents hear charter proposal for Springdale's School of Innovation

Subscriber onlyParents with children enrolled in the School of Innovation like the self-paced, flexible learning environment the school offers and look forward to expanded opportunities that would come if the school becomes a district-run charter school, they said. Continue reading...

Gentry, Gravette and Greenland plan career focus in charter proposals

Subscriber onlyThree small school districts in Northwest Arkansas plan to convert their high schools into district-run charter schools with more career-training programs for students. Continue reading...

Springdale computer camp geared for girls

Subscriber onlyAbout 40 girls attending the five-day Girl IT Up summer camp on computer programming at Springdale High School have spent the week tinkering with code and hearing from women in the field. Continue reading...

Fayetteville district enacts staff changes

Schools superintendent cuts, moves curriculum positions

Subscriber onlySchools Superintendent Paul Hewitt eliminated some job titles, combined positions and made other changes to the district curriculum department to respond to teachers and to save money. Continue reading...

Springdale girls learn about tech careers from J.B. Hunt women

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Jobs in the computer industry aren't just for men. Continue reading...

Springdale seeks charter for School of Innovation

Public hearing on proposal set for June 30 in Springdale

Subscriber onlyAdministrators hope to expand programs at the School of Innovation by changing it to a district-run charter school. Continue reading...

'Tinkering' interest grows in anticipation of Amazeum

Subscriber onlyInterest is building across Northwest Arkansas in "making" and "tinkering," activities that will be promoted by the Scott Family Amazeum opening in Bentonville next month. Continue reading...

Program employs disabled teenagers

Goal to reduce need for benefits

Subscriber onlyJordan Denzer, 17, looks forward to taking her family out for lunch with money from her first paycheck from a new summer job at a Harps supermarket. Her sister, Peyton Denzer, 16, hopes to save enough money from her job at Little Kids Preschool to buy contact lenses. Continue reading...

New UA office educates professionals on play therapy

Subscriber onlyA new program at the University of Arkansas is beginning to train students and professionals on a counseling therapy for children that focuses on play. Continue reading...

Teenagers start jobs for research

Study will focus on impact of work experience on teens with disabilities

Subscriber onlyJordan Denzer, 17, looks forward to taking her family out for lunch with money from her first paycheck of a new summer job at a Harps supermarket. Continue reading...

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