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Brenda Bernet

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District planning virtual offerings

College courses set in Huntsville

Subscriber onlyNext school year, Huntsville High School seniors will have a new option for accumulating college credit while they complete their high school education. Continue reading...

UA visit a peek at life on campus

7th-graders from Elkins take tour

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE — Alessandra Guzman and Amber Burks, seventh-graders from Elkins Middle School, both 13, sat in plush red chairs inside Giffels Auditorium in Old Main on the University of Arkansas campus Tuesday morning, the same seats where university students take some arts and sciences classes. Continue reading...

Schools aligning studies with jobs

Subscriber onlyManufacturers continue to move from manual operations to robotic ones. Continue reading...

Fit pupils grant’s aim in Mansfield district

Subscriber onlySecond-grade teacher Barb Root first thought that beginning the school day with exercise in the Tiger Den gymnasium at Mansfield Elementary School would result in hyper children and chaotic mornings. Continue reading...

Make water payments, judge orders Lead Hill

Subscriber onlyA circuit judge has directed Lead Hill to begin making monthly minimum payments to the Ozark Mountain Public Regional Water Authority while a lawsuit over the water contract is pending. Continue reading...

Schools study safety plans for tornadoes

Safe rooms, underground or interior spaces advised

Subscriber onlyIn schools that lack safe rooms, the safest place to seek shelter during a tornado is sometimes a hallway, a Fayetteville School District administrator said. Continue reading...

240 get taste of S. Korean culture

Subscriber onlyWhen someone in South Korea asks for a mixer, he isn’t talking about a kitchen appliance with beaters that’s used to make cake batter. Continue reading...

Boy sits out state tests

Dad says teaching too geared toward exams

Subscriber onlyA Fayetteville father who teaches in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas kept his fourth-grade son out of school during Benchmark testing this week. Continue reading...

Arkansas pupils’ test scores climb

But state still lags nation

Subscriber onlyResults of state and national standardized tests show a long-term upward trend in public school students’ performance, according to the sixth annual Arkansas Report Card from the Office of Education Policy at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Schools altering when kids learn advanced math

New standards delay start

Subscriber onlySome school districts are adjusting the sequence in which they offer math courses to their highest achievers because of changes under the new Common Core State Standards for middle school and high school students. Continue reading...

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