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Bentonville School Board member denies bullying in statement

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- School Board member Rebecca Powers issued a statement Friday defending herself against criticism of a comment she posted on Facebook about a student. Continue reading...

Rogers students, mentors browse for books as part of reading program

Subscriber onlyAna Palacios clutched a pair of graphic novels -- Drama and Smile -- she'd found while browsing the shelves at the Barnes & Noble bookstore. Both books were written and illustrated by Raina Telgemeier. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board member accused of bullying student

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A parent has accused School Board member Rebecca Powers of cyberbullying for comments attributed to her earlier this month on social media. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board delays policy vote

Subscriber onlyThe School Board stuck around past midnight Monday to hear dozens of community members comment on a proposal to add to the School District's anti-discrimination policy. Continue reading...

Rogers schools see more grant money

Subscriber onlyThe amount of money that's flowed into the School District through local grants and donations this school year is nearly double last year's total, according to a district official. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board hears more input on policy change

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- More than 200 people turned out for Monday's School Board meeting, many of whom wanted to comment on a proposed change to the School District's anti-discrimination policy. Continue reading...

Rogers charter school rolling with changes

Subscriber onlyArkansas Arts Academy adopted a new name and brought in a new leader last year, but officials have more changes planned as they look to the future. Continue reading...

Scholarship money flows to Northwest Arkansas graduates

Subscriber onlyEun Sol Chon's kindergarten teacher gave her the good start she needed not only to succeed in school, but to adjust to her new life in America as well, Chon said. Continue reading...

Common Core council hears local teachers

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A crowd made up largely of educators spoke mostly in favor of Common Core education standards during a public forum on the subject Thursday. Continue reading...

Common Core 'tour' comes to Bentonville

Subscriber onlyThe state panel examining Common Core education standards will host a public forum in Bentonville today, the only Northwest Arkansas stop on the panel's "listening tour." Continue reading...

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Northwest Arkansas high schools

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas claimed the top three spots and six of the top 10 in this year's ranking of the state's public high schools by U.S. News & World Report. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College nixes sports proposal

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Instituting a sanctioned sports program is "not in the best interest" of Northwest Arkansas Community College, President Evelyn Jorgenson announced Monday, putting to rest an idea discussed for months. Continue reading...

All-Stars shine inside, outside classroom

Subscriber onlyAllison Torres aims to do medical mission work in Latin America. Alisha Sahu has a serious interest in neuroscience, but could pursue a career as an orthodontist. And Alex O'Brien said he wants to help solve major world problems once he's finished studying chemical engineering. Continue reading...

'Distinguished' grads to speak at college ceremonies

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Matthew Campbell described as family some of the students he took multiple classes with the past few years at Northwest Arkansas Community College. Continue reading...

Audit request irks Bentonville School Board president

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- School Board President Travis Riggs blasted fellow board member Wendi Cheatham this week for seeking a special state audit of the School District without telling other members and for repeatedly "crying wolf" about the district's finances. Continue reading...

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