7th-graders from Elkins take tour
FAYETTEVILLE — 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...
But state still lags nation
Results 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...
New standards delay start
Some 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...