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Some NTI high school classes to move to Farmington

Subscriber onlySpace will open up this summer for Northwest Technical Institute to move classes to a central location for students in southern Washington County. Continue reading...

Youths pitch in to help needy in state's NW

Subscriber onlyTeachers and students across Benton and Washington counties are pitching in to meet the basic needs of community members who are homeless and hungry. Continue reading...

Bicycle-repair courses let some NW students shift educational gears

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Bicycle lessons in physical education classes mean school districts now have hundreds of bicycles to maintain and repair. Continue reading...

High school students maintain district bicycles

Subscriber onlyBicycle lessons in physical education classes mean school districts now have hundreds of bicycles to maintain and repair. Continue reading...

NWACC trustees look at enrollment, retention

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The annual retention rate of students remains a focus among the leadership of Northwest Arkansas Community College, college President Evelyn Jorgenson said. Continue reading...

Springdale board hears plans for campus projects, update on state funding

Subscriber onlyProjects for three campuses are set to go out to bid next month. Continue reading...

Fayetteville teachers hear of impact of poverty

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Former students who grew up in poverty and flourished after graduating mention specific teachers, school nurses, principals and coaches they credit with helping them succeed, the president and founder of a nonprofit group told hundreds of educators who packed the Performing Arts Center on Friday. Continue reading...

Fayetteville pursues addition of four high school grades to charter for Fayetteville Virtual Academy

Subscriber onlyA proposal would add freshmen through seniors to Fayetteville Virtual Academy for next school year, instead of just the freshmen and sophomores. Continue reading...

Commissioner asks for input on school accountability

Subscriber onlyCommissioner of Education Johnny Key wants to unleash the creativity of educators in designing a comprehensive accountability system for schools, he said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Program in Springdale adds exercise to academics

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — Twelveyear-old Jahnaia Penix moved like a snowboarder on a piece of exercise equipment while studying a worksheet inside a new lab at Sonora Middle School. Continue reading...

Springdale, 4 others accept education initiative

Subscriber only The state's second-largest school district will play a role in accomplishing a goal of Arkansas becoming a leading state in education, a leader for Forward Arkansas said Wednesday. Continue reading...

State officials seek input on school accountability

Subscriber onlyState education officials want to hear what educators, parents, students and community members think are the most important characteristics of a school and how to best measure the quality of a school. Continue reading...

Two Northwest Arkansas districts join in Forward Arkansas project

Subscriber onlyThe state's second largest school district will play a role in accomplishing a goal of Arkansas becoming a leading state in education, a leader for Forward Arkansas said Wednesday. Continue reading...

UA centers partner with Hellstern to test new science lessons in Springdale

Subscriber onlySixth-graders in Cassie Kautzer's science class watched a small fan spin with power created by water. Continue reading...

Seven of every 10 students poor in Springdale School District

Subscriber onlyThe percentage of students qualifying for federally subsidized meals at school has reached 70 percent for the second year in a row, district officials said. Continue reading...

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