Dave Perozek

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College credit for test clarified; AP exam score of 3 set by state

Subscriber onlyA new policy requires Arkansas' public colleges and universities to award course credit to students who have scored at least a 3 on an Advanced Placement exam. Continue reading...

Emerson wins Springdale School Board race

Subscriber onlyNick Emerson soon will be the newest member of the Springdale School Board after voters gave him the nod in Tuesday's election. Continue reading...

Emerson wins Springdale School Board seat

Nick Emerson soon will be the newest member of the Springdale School Board after voters gave him the nod in Tuesday’s election. Continue reading...

Aramark to continue serving meals in Bentonville schools

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School District, after weighing other options, has decided to stick with Aramark as its food service management company for at least one more school year. Continue reading...

Bentonville charter school celebrates first graduates

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Students of Northwest Arkansas Classical Academy's first graduating class said they benefited from attending a small school where they got to know their teachers well. Continue reading...

Rogers School District addressing ADA issues

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The School District has agreed with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights to assess nearly all of its facilities for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Continue reading...

Rogers High School bans flags from parking lot

Subscriber onlyFlags no longer are allowed in the Rogers High School parking lot, at least temporarily, following a controversy at the school last week. Continue reading...

For 2018's high school graduates, college options mean tough choices

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Sarah Jong has lived in Fayetteville for all of her 17 years. She couldn't resist the chance to live in another city in a different part of the country. Continue reading...

College options present tough choices for high school seniors

Subscriber onlySarah Jong has lived in Fayetteville for all of her 17 years. She couldn't resist the chance to live in another city in a different part of the country. Continue reading...

East Coast trip informs Rogers students of college options

Subscriber onlyFifty of the School District's high school students recently toured nine colleges in five states during a weeklong bus trip. Continue reading...

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Ashley Williams (center), principal of Jones Elementary School in Bentonville, was honored during th...

Ashley Williams (center), principal of Jones Elementary School in Bentonville, was honored during the School Board meeting Monday ...

Published: May 22, 2018

Bentonville Schools administrators Jennifer Morrow (from left), Janet Schwanhausser and Tanya Sharp ...

Bentonville Schools administrators Jennifer Morrow (from left), Janet Schwanhausser and Tanya Sharp cut cake at the School Board m...

Published: April 17, 2018

Janet Schwanhausser, finance director for the Bentonville School District, presents information on s...

Janet Schwanhausser, finance director for the Bentonville School District, presents information on school bus advertising at the B...

Published: April 3, 2018

Mary Ley, chief executive officer of the Arkansas Arts Academy, explains features of the new buildin...

Mary Ley, chief executive officer of the Arkansas Arts Academy, explains features of the new building under construction on the ac...

Published: February 26, 2018

Steve Zimmerman of Northwest Arkansas Sheet Metal works inside the building under construction on th...

Steve Zimmerman of Northwest Arkansas Sheet Metal works inside the building under construction on the Arkansas Arts Academy’s high...

Published: February 26, 2018

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