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Dave Perozek

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Northwest Arkansas Community College aims to ease students' transitions

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Hundreds of students leave Northwest Arkansas Community College each year to continue their education at a four-year institution, a transition college officials want to make as smooth as possible. Continue reading...

Exemptions back at Bentonville High School

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- End-of-semester tests -- along with a policy permiting students to skip them based on effort and attendance -- are back at Bentonville High School. Continue reading...

Rogers School District exploring online education

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- School officials are exploring launching an online program for high school students next year. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board rejects anti-discrimination policy changes

It won’t add to language barring discrimination

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School Board on Monday officially rejected proposed changes to the School District's Equal Employment Opportunity policy, ending a debate that played out over the past four months. Continue reading...

Preparing for real life

Schools boost focus on career education

Subscriber onlyHaley Hanson enrolled in Pea Ridge High School's Manufacturing and Business Academy last school year to study health care. Her mother, a certified nursing assistant, encouraged her. Continue reading...

Senator drops in on Child Protection Training Center

Subscriber onlySen. John Boozman, R-Ark., visited the Southern Region National Child Protection Training Center for the first time Thursday and expressed his gratitude to those fighting child abuse. Continue reading...

Sen. Boozman tours National Child Protection Training Center

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — U.S. Sen. John Boozman visited the Southern Region National Child Protection Training Center for the first time Thursday and expressed his gratitude to those fighting child abuse. Continue reading...

Bentonville teachers give back, discover community groups

Subscriber onlyStaff members of Bentonville's Thomas Jefferson Elementary School took a break from preparing for the new school year to give back to their community on Wednesday. Continue reading...

Bentonville superintendent: School district policy requires no change

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School District does not allow discrimination of any kind based on sexual orientation and no changes to the district's Equal Employment Opportunity policy are necessary, the superintendent told the School Board on Monday. Continue reading...

Cheatham steps down from Bentonville School Board

She gives Bentonville officials no reason in resignation letter

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- School Board member Wendi Cheatham, who drew sharp criticism at times from the board president and others, resigned from her position Monday. Continue reading...

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