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Oklahoma teachers head to Arkansas; salaries, schools are draw for educators to further careers

Subscriber onlyHunter Alexander calls his decision to leave his teaching job in Oklahoma for one in Northwest Arkansas the toughest he’s had to make in his career. Continue reading...

UA program works to steer teens toward college

Subscriber only Dozens of Northwest Arkansas high school sophomores are participating in a University of Arkansas, Fayetteville program designed to help them achieve their dreams of going to college. Continue reading...

Pay lures some teachers to NWA

Former educator in Oklahoma says he makes about $18,000 more

Hunter Alexander calls his decision to leave his teaching job in Oklahoma for one in Northwest Arkansas the toughest he’s had to make in his career. Continue reading...

Lowell OKs group to build science center

Construction on 10 acres of park includes two phases

LOWELL — A science center planned for Kathleen Johnson Memorial Park will draw visitors from across Northwest Arkansas and beyond, Mayor Eldon Long said. Continue reading...

Lowell partners with nonprofit to build science center

LOWELL -- The city is forming a partnership with a local nonprofit group to build a science center at Kathleen Johnson Memorial Park. Continue reading...

Improvements coming to three Rogers schools

Administrators are exploring ways to improve three of the School District's oldest buildings, particularly in terms of aesthetics and safety. Continue reading...

Bentonville board OKs bus signs

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School Board approved a plan Monday to put signs on buses, making Bentonville one of the first school districts in the state to do so. Continue reading...

Gravette School District seeks tax increase

Subscriber onlyGRAVETTE -- The School District will ask voters to support a property tax increase this spring to pay for elementary, middle and high school facility improvements. Continue reading...

Ozark Natural Science Center hosts Chicago students

Subscriber onlyHUNTSVILLE -- Eric Voecks, lead naturalist at Ozark Natural Science Center, spotted a snake in a pond and alerted fourth-graders playing in an adjacent field on Friday afternoon. Continue reading...

Pipeline program aims to steer students toward college

Dozens of Northwest Arkansas high school sophomores are participating in a University of Arkansas program designed to help them achieve their dreams of going to college. Continue reading...

Most students served walkout detentions, Bentonville principals say

Most of the Bentonville students who participated in last month's protest of gun violence by walking out of school have served detention, the two high school principals said. Continue reading...

Indian immigrants face backlog for green cards

Children risk losing visas during wait

Subscriber onlyCENTERTON -- Vanshika Chintakunta dreams of going to college, becoming a doctor and opening a medical office in the United States. Continue reading...

Green card wait affects Northwest Arkansas residents

CENTERTON -- Vanshika Chintakunta dreams of going to college, becoming a doctor and opening a medical office in the United States. Continue reading...

Bentonville School District prepares for fourth junior high

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Work on a new elementary building just got underway, but the School District already is preparing for its next major facility project: a fourth junior high school. Continue reading...

Bentonville school officials giving bus signs a hard look

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School Board will vote this month on whether to make Bentonville one of the first school districts in the state to put advertisements on its buses. Continue reading...

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