Brenda Bernet

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VIDEO: Mobile libraries connect schools with families

Subscriber onlyIt was a quiet morning at Holcombe Street Apartments when the yellow bus housing the Lee Elementary School mobile library pulled into the parking lot Thursday. Continue reading...

Area draws young demographic

Benton, Washington counties have 86 percent of state’s growth

Subscriber onlyA young demographic makes up a key part of the Northwest Arkansas population, according to new data from U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading...

Winslow City Council to pursue ownership of former school campus

Subscriber onlyCity officials will proceed with efforts to own the former Winslow School District. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas school districts losing key leaders

Changes in motion at Fayetteville, Rogers, Bentonville, Springdale

Subscriber onlyAdministrators of four of Northwest Arkansas' largest school districts are saying good-bye this month. Continue reading...

Walton foundation hires managing director of consulting firm as its chief

Subscriber onlyA leader in a nonprofit consulting firm will join the Walton Family Foundation in September as its third executive director. Continue reading...

New Springdale academic coach to focus on ACT, National Merit

Subscriber onlyA new district academic coach fulfills a desire by the School Board to have an employee focus on pushing high school students toward high achievement, the board's president, Randy Hutchinson, said. Continue reading...

More teachers to learn effective uses of technology for learning

Center provides strategies for implementing new tools in classroom

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Justine Roper, a teacher in the Mountain Home School District, saw an immediate impact when she introduced her fifth-graders to her Google Classroom. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas school board incumbents weigh plans as terms near end

Subscriber onlySchool board elections are more than three months away, but those interested in running for an open seat may begin to circulate petitions now. Continue reading...

Rogers School Board chooses RHS principal as new assistant superintendent

Subscriber onlyRogers High School Principal Charles Lee will join the district's leadership team as an assistant superintendent. Continue reading...

Fayetteville district brings on new district and school administrators

Subscriber onlyBesides naming Bill Blankenship the high school's new football coach, the School Board on Wednesday also brought on two new administrators -- an associate superintendent and Happy Hollow Elementary School's principal. Continue reading...

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