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Brenda Bernet

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Fayetteville School Board adopts new budget

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Expenses for the School District are expected to total $121.4 million for the 2015-16 school year. Continue reading...

Three candidates seek seat on Fayetteville School Board

Subscriber onlyCandidates running for Fayetteville School Board are interested in district spending. Other issues include career education, focusing on academics and thoughtful decision making. Continue reading...

Fayetteville alternative high school program debuts with fresh look

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Denise Hoy couldn't wait for $500,000 worth of renovation to be finished in the building housing the Agee Lierly Life Preparation Services program. Continue reading...

Schools try new tack on discipline

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- When a student's feelings were hurt at J.O. Kelly Middle School last week, an administrator gathered the student and her friends in a circle to talk through what happened, assistant principal Sara Reeves said. Continue reading...

Strategies help students learn to resolve conflict

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- When a student's feelings were hurt last week, an administrator gathered the student and her friends in a circle to talk through what happened, Sara Reeves, assistant principal at J.O. Kelly Middle School, said. Continue reading...

Fayetteville School Board reviews budget

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Superintendent Paul Hewitt put a high priority on planning for a pay raise for School District staff in this year's budget, he said. Continue reading...

Many area districts see increases in enrollment

Subscriber onlyBentonville School District had the greatest jump in the number of students on the first day of school this year among the public school districts in Benton and Washington counties. Continue reading...

Online class gets look in Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyAn opportunity to start a virtual school has prompted Fayetteville School District administrators to think differently about education. Continue reading...

Ninth-, 10-graders navigate completed Fayetteville High School

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Ninth- and 10th-graders flipped between schedules and campus maps Monday as they navigated buildings, corridors and stairwells to find their classes in the completely transformed Fayetteville High School. Continue reading...

Fayetteville school officials discuss proposed virtual school

Subscriber onlyA proposal to start a virtual school has prompted Fayetteville School District administrators to think differently about education. Continue reading...

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