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Campuses take steps during gun-law wait; NWACC looks to clarify gun law misconceptions

Subscriber onlyDon't pack that sidearm just yet. Continue reading...

Sky will be main subject at schools Monday

Subscriber onlyLocal educators see Monday's solar eclipse as a chance for students to connect with science. Continue reading...

State panel votes 3-2 against Bentonville charter school

Concerns about financial viability cited as reason for denial

Subscriber onlyThe state’s reconfigured Charter Authorizing Panel voted Tuesday against a proposal for a charter school in Bentonville. Continue reading...

Rogers board hears details of new school

Subscriber onlyArchitects and civil engineers on Tuesday presented the School Board some details of how the 16th elementary school will look inside and out. Continue reading...

Private school starts classes in Arkansas museum

Crystal Bridges offers rooms, library to 45 pupils until temporary campus opens

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art regularly entertains visits from students on field trips, but a new private school is occupying the museum full-time for its first month of operation. Continue reading...

NWACC seeks OK for building

Legislators set to discuss project

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — Northwest Arkansas Community College officials will travel to Little Rock this week seeking legislators’ approval to add a building to the college’s campus. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College seeking approval of building project

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas Community College officials will travel to Little Rock this week seeking legislators' approval to add a building to the college's campus. Continue reading...

Thaden School to occupy Crystal Bridges for first month

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art regularly entertains visits from students on field trips, but a new private school will occupy the museum full-time for its first month of operation. Continue reading...

Accident upends family’s life

Legal battle brewing after street sweeper rams home

Subscriber onlyTeresa Ruiz doesn’t remember the morning a runaway street sweeper crashed into her Monte Ne home. Continue reading...

New Haas Hall campus rejuvenates historic Lane Hotel in Rogers

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- A building deeply rooted in this city's past is nearly ready to open as a place where young people prepare for their futures. Continue reading...

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NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVE PEROZEK Jake Haak, left, chief financial officer for the Rogers School Dis...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVE PEROZEK Jake Haak, left, chief financial officer for the Rogers School District, gives a presentation Tu...

Published: July 19, 2017

Sam Totten, a genocide expert and former University of Arkansas professor, stands inside his home of...

Sam Totten, a genocide expert and former University of Arkansas professor, stands inside his home office in Springdale on Thursday...

Published: July 13, 2017

NWA DemSam Totten, a genocide expert and former University of Arkansas professor, stands inside his ...

NWA DemSam Totten, a genocide expert and former University of Arkansas professor, stands inside his home office in Springdale on T...

Published: July 11, 2017

Sam Totten, a genocide expert and former University of Arkansas professor, stands Thursday in his ho...

Sam Totten, a genocide expert and former University of Arkansas professor, stands Thursday in his home office in Springdale. Totte...

Published: July 11, 2017

Buses are seen parked Monday outside the Bentonville School District's transportation department on ...

Buses are seen parked Monday outside the Bentonville School District's transportation department on Marquess Drive in Bentonville.

Published: July 4, 2017

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