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FDR great-granddaughter speaks about human rights at Fayetteville school

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Julianna Roosevelt remembers her great-grandmother Eleanor Roosevelt as a woman who left cookies by her bed when she visited and read aloud stories by Rudyard Kipling and Shakespeare. Continue reading...

School of Innovation plans for move to new Springdale campus

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- A new school year for the Don Tyson School of Innovation will come with the addition of an online program, a move to a permanent campus and a greater focus on career education. Continue reading...

11 NW Arkansas school districts set to work in network

Aim is helping poor students learn

Subscriber onlyMore school districts in Northwest Arkansas are joining a network that coordinates the efforts of schools, businesses and community members to better serve children. Continue reading...

School Board hears proposal on leave policies

Subscriber only A proposal to change policies on sick days and personal days for teachers generated debate among School Board members Thursday. Continue reading...

Fayetteville foundation celebrates teacher creativity

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Teachers have the chance to push their boundaries with grants awarded each school year by the Public Education Foundation. Continue reading...

District volunteers planning for future

Subscriber onlyTen teams of volunteers are wrapping up their work to map out a proposal to guide the Fayetteville School District for the next five years. Continue reading...

Bright Futures network adds more Northwest Arkansas schools

Subscriber onlyMore school districts in Northwest Arkansas are joining a network that coordinates the efforts of schools, businesses and community members in meeting the needs of children. Continue reading...

Teams discuss strategies to propose for new plan for Fayetteville schools

Subscriber onlyTen teams of volunteers are wrapping up their work to map out a proposal to guide the School District for the next five years. Continue reading...

U.S. school chief pays state a visit

Subscriber only U.S. Education Secretary John King Jr. listened Friday as Anna Holleman talked about her computer science education in high school. Continue reading...

Drastic change seen in school grades

Subscriber onlyMany Northwest Arkansas schools -- like others across the state -- saw their grades tumble in this year's school report cards, a fact officials attribute largely to a change in the tests on which the grades are based. Continue reading...

U.S. education secretary praises Springdale, state computer education

Arkansas and Springdale School District are national leaders in computer science, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. said Friday during a 90-minute visit at Springdale High School. Continue reading...

School Board approves new Springdale zones, name for School of Innovation

Subscriber onlyThe anticipation of new campuses opening in a few months led the School Board on Tuesday to approve new elementary zones and name the School of Innovation after the late Don Tyson. Continue reading...

School Board to get final look at proposed attendance zones

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Attendance zones for more than 800 children are expected to change with the opening of Springdale's 18th elementary school. Continue reading...

Commissioner Key discusses new federal education law

Subscriber onlyOfficials with the Arkansas Department of Education will form a committee within several months with broad representation to develop a state plan for schools, Commissioner of Education Johnny Key said Thursday. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas school districts hire social workers to intervene for families

Subscriber onlyFamilies who encounter tough times may not know of the resources available to them or how to navigate a complex network of services, a school-based social worker for the Fayetteville School District said. Continue reading...

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