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Fayetteville: Uber services against law

Subscriber onlyCity officials aren't rolling out the welcome mat for Uber, a ride-sharing company that uses smartphones to connect drivers with people seeking rides as an alternative to traditional taxis. It announced Wednesday that it's operating in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

No APR penalties anticipated for Razorbacks

FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas athletic officials said academic performance for athletes continued to improve last year with an emphasis on graduation. Continue reading...

Drive-By Shooting Reported

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — Police are investigating a drive-by shooting reported on Braxton Drive on Friday night. Continue reading...

Crystal Bridges opening updates

BENTONVILLE — Follow this post for updates from the opening of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Friday, Nov. 11. Continue reading...

Charity Group Announces New Name

ENDEAVOR FOUNDATION TO FOCUS ON MORE ACTIVE ROLE FIXING PROBLEMS IN AREA

Subscriber onlyNORTHWEST ARKANSAS — Leaders of Northwest Arkansas Community Foundation announced on Tuesday a shorter name and expanded mission for the charitable organization. Continue reading...

No Arrests In Assault After Eight Months

"We’re just looking for the right eyewitness. Somebody knows what happened.” Capt. Hayes Minor Rogers Police Department Continue reading...

School Enrollment Up

ROGERS DISTRICT REPORTS INCREASE OF 1 PERCENT FOR 2011-12

Subscriber onlyROGERS — Enrollment for Rogers schools grew by the second-smallest amount in the past decade, but administrators said the additional students still required class sections and additional bus routes. Continue reading...

New Standards Challenge Teachers, Engage Students

Common Core used in kindergarten through second grades

Subscriber onlyThe new Common Core education standards take students way beyond Dick and Jane, the children who lived on Pleasant Street with their baby sister, Sally, and their dog, Spot, and helped children learn to read in the 1940s or 1950s, even into the 1960s. Continue reading...

School Standards Set

COMMON CORE USED IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SECOND GRADES

Subscriber onlyKindergarten, first- and second-grade teachers have spent the first weeks of the school year grappling with what some called the largest shift in curriculum and standards in their careers. Continue reading...

PEOPLE & PLACES

Subscriber onlyWilliams Marks 98th Birthday Continue reading...

$14.7 MILLION: NWACC To Oversee Grant

MONEY AIMED AT IMPROVING CAREER EDUCATION IN STATE

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — NorthWest Arkansas Community College will be in charge of a $14.7 million federal grant aimed at improving career education throughout the state, college and state officials announced Monday. Continue reading...

Grant Aimed At Hiring Minority Teachers in Rogers School District

Subscriber onlyROGERS — School administrators said a new grant will help them attract and retain minority teachers using recruiting trips and bonuses. The $189,950 grant came from the Walton Family Foundation. Continue reading...

Ambulance Changes Eyed

Subscriber onlyROGERS — Fire Chief Tom Jenkins is experimenting with reducing the number of active ambulances, a move he said could improve service and save money. Continue reading...

Bellview Named Blue Ribbon School

Subscriber onlyROGERS — Bellview Elementary School joined the ranks of National Blue Ribbon Schools on Thursday, becoming Rogers’ first school to earn the distinction. Continue reading...

Parents Can Pay Online

DISTRICT OFFERS INTERNET SOLUTION TO CAFETERIA BILLS

Subscriber onlyROGERS — Parents in the Rogers School District can now keep track of their children’s cafeteria accounts, put money in those accounts and even keep track of what their children are ordering for lunch, all online. Continue reading...

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