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Northwest Arkansas' Marshallese work to send more of their own to college

Subscriber onlyThe Marshallese community is working to send more of its people into higher education. Continue reading...

Industrial-maintenance apprentices graduate

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Northwest Arkansas industries need people who can fix and maintain increasingly complex machinery, and they're partnering with Northwest Arkansas schools to get them. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas companies, schools partner for in-demand technician training

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Northwest Arkansas industries need people who can fix and maintain increasingly complex machinery, and they're partnering with Northwest Arkansas schools to get them. Continue reading...

Rogers cancer center, accused of fraud, calls claims part of illegal campaign

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A years-long legal dispute between two of Northwest Arkansas primary cancer treatment centers continued this week with another slew of claims one center broke several laws. Continue reading...

Springdale summit spotlights needs in workforce training, touts successes

Subscriber only Career education and job training can't neglect the so-called soft skills, things such as working with or leading a team and managing time well, experts told hundreds of teachers, business leaders and others Wednesday. Continue reading...

Experts address better health for Pacific Islanders

Positive developments seen, but familiar troubles remain

Subscriber onlyShortfalls in Pacific Islander health are an old problem that can only be solved with new ways of thinking, experts said at a recent conference. Continue reading...

Islander health conference marks progress, but experts say programs must adapt

Subscriber onlyShortfalls in Pacific Islander health are an old problem that can only be solved with new ways of thinking, experts said at a recent conference. Continue reading...

Mental health care provider Vantage Point will scale back services

Subscriber onlyA mental health care provider in Northwest Arkansas is dropping its outpatient and school-based services at the end of the year. Continue reading...

Highlands Oncology physicians accuse rivals of Medicare fraud

Subscriber onlyA group of Northwest Arkansas oncologists has accused area doctors of participating in a fraud scheme netting them hundreds of thousands of dollars in Medicare reimbursements over several years. Continue reading...

Legislators praise schools' workforce training; look for ways to ease programs

Subscriber onlyArkansas should do more to encourage the kind of flexibility and experimentation in its public schools that led to Gentry's new technical education center, legislators and other experts said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Health insurance marketplace opens for 2018 enrollment in coming days

Subscriber onlyArkansans looking to buy their own health insurance policies can renew or apply for coverage starting this week. Continue reading...

Mercy breaks ground for new Springdale clinic

Subscriber onlyThe Shewmaker family of Northwest Arkansas donated $1.5 million toward construction of a 60,000-square-foot Mercy Northwest Arkansas clinic, hospital officials announced Thursday. Continue reading...

Most children of immigrants in Arkansas live in or near poverty, study finds

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Children who are immigrants or have at least one immigrant parent are more likely to live in or near poverty in Arkansas than their counterparts in any other state, advocates said Tuesday, calling for policy changes to increase the group's access to education and work. Continue reading...

Survey: Northwest Arkansas sees less child poverty, more education and income

Subscriber onlyFewer Northwest Arkansans, especially children, are living in poverty, new census estimates show. Continue reading...

Creating, curiosity bring benefits to schooling and economy, experts say

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Nurturing the ancient human drives to create and explore can improve Arkansas' economy and transform schooling for every age, educators and other experts said Monday. Continue reading...

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