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Leave policy proposals generate more debate for Fayetteville School Board

Subscriber onlySchool Board members saw new options to consider for changing the district's leave policy, a proposal that generated more heated discussion Thursday night because it reduces the number of personal days for teachers. Continue reading...

Fayetteville assistant principals to stay put

Subscriber onlyAssistant principals set to move campuses in the fall instead will remain where they are, following Superintendent Paul Hewitt's decision to cancel the transfers. Continue reading...

Fayetteville calls off plan to move assistant principals

FAYETTEVILLE — Elementary and middle school assistant principals will remain with their same campuses, school district spokesman Alan Wilbourn confirmed. Continue reading...

McNair fifth-grader gives money from bakery to charity, scholarship

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- At 9, she asked for a KitchenAid mixer, like the ones chefs used on the Food Network. Continue reading...

Parents seek to delay shift in personnel

Petition started opposing move of assistant principals

Subscriber onlyMore than 450 people have signed an online petition requesting School District administrators delay a decision to move most middle and elementary assistant principals to different campuses. Continue reading...

Schools prepare for graduations

Ceremonies to be held at UA

Subscriber onlyMore than 4,000 seniors from nine high schools will don caps and gowns at graduation ceremonies in Bud Walton Arena and Barnhill Arena over the next three days. Continue reading...

Fayetteville schools one step closer to five-year plan

Subscriber only What started as an outline for the School District's agenda for the next five years is looking more like a detailed plan for "ensuring all students succeed in a highly competitive and rapidly changing global society." Continue reading...

Academic All-Stars shoot for top schools at home and far away

Subscriber onlyAmong 10 students who represent the best and brightest in Northwest Arkansas, two will attend Ivy League universities this fall. Others are leaving for schools in Michigan, Oklahoma, Texas and Iowa. Continue reading...

State mock-trial champs seek U.S. title

Har-Ber team represents state in national mock trial contest

Subscriber onlyWith the mock trial team headed to its first national contest, Fayetteville attorney Cliff Plunkett offered some tough last-minute critiques. Continue reading...

Fayetteville board hears proposal on salaries, career education

Subscriber onlySchool Board members listened to a proposal to adjust salary schedules and an update on career education programs for high school students during a Thursday workshop at Fayetteville High School. Continue reading...

Springdale School District hiring Department of Education's attorney

Subscriber onlyAn attorney for the Arkansas Department of Education will join the School District in July as a new administrator. Continue reading...

Fayetteville assistant principals to change campuses

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Allison Houston remembers standing inside Butterfield Trail Elementary School when she knew she wanted to switch from being a junior high assistant principal to an elementary assistant principal. Continue reading...

ALLPS students celebrate end of high school

Subscriber onlyThe student worked harder than he did, her history teacher said Friday. She took initiative and spent too many hours in his classroom working on a project that won a third-place prize in a state History Day competition. Continue reading...

Superintendents approve guidelines for quality career programs

Subscriber onlyEducators put what they learned from trips to career-focused schools around the country into a set of guidelines for quality career programs. Continue reading...

Vandergriff students to raise money for animals in Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyVandergriff Elementary School teacher Sherri Wheeler and her chocolate Labrador Charlie Brown had a tradition every last day of school. Continue reading...

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