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New charter school pitched for Bentonville

Subscriber onlyA charter school focused on science, technology, engineering and math plans to open in Bentonville for the 2018-19 academic year if state officials approve. Continue reading...

Thaden School of Bentonville prepares for first year

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Thaden School officials have released images of the campus they envision developing within the next two years on the former county fairgrounds near downtown. Continue reading...

Pea Ridge to try again for millage in 2018

Subscriber onlyPEA RIDGE -- The School District will try again in February for a millage increase after voters rejected a tax proposal earlier this month, Superintendent Rick Neal said. Continue reading...

VIDEO: Benton County students win cars for good attendance

Subscriber onlyTwo high school students from Benton County both won a new car Tuesday thanks to their excellent attendance rates and a little bit of luck. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Academic All-Star Team's quality goes beyond class rank

Subscriber onlyClass rank -- once a staple in gauging a high school student's accomplishments -- has diminished in importance to admissions officials at America's colleges and universities. Many high schools are doing away with rankings. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College approves 2018 budget

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Community College has set a budget of $41.9 million for fiscal 2018. Continue reading...

Bentonville, Rogers win millage hikes; Pea Ridge issue fails

Subscriber onlyVoters in the Bentonville and Rogers school districts approved millage increases by wide margins Tuesday, agreeing to higher taxes to build more schools. Continue reading...

Rogers School Board buys church property

Subscriber only The School Board unanimously agreed Tuesday to spend nearly $1.5 million on a church property officials said would be used for professional development meetings and office space. Continue reading...

Bentonville, Rogers win millage hikes; Pea Ridge issue fails

Subscriber onlyVoters in the Bentonville and Rogers school districts approved millage increases by wide margins Tuesday, agreeing to higher taxes to build more schools. Continue reading...

District officials: No plans to pay for Centerton stadium

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- School District officials, answering concerns expressed by two former board members, said there is no plan to spend taxpayer dollars on construction of a stadium at West High School in the event of a successful millage election Tuesday. Continue reading...

Bentonville school official served six-day suspension

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School District suspended its facilities director for six days earlier this year for keeping equipment at his home that had been rented by the district, according to documents. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College officials support traffic signal in Bentonville

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Community College officials support adding a traffic signal in front of the college that would make it easier to safely exit the campus. Continue reading...

Arkansas health initiative adds Miss America

Shields joins governor at Bentonville school to promote exercise, nutrition

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Gov. Asa Hutchinson has a celebrity on his side in his administration's fight for a healthier Arkansas. Continue reading...

Lacrosse coming to Bentonville schools

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School District will begin offering lacrosse as a club sport to its high school students starting next spring with the hope of one day seeing the sport sanctioned by the Arkansas Activities Association. Continue reading...

Three Benton County school districts pushing millage hikes

Subscriber onlyThree Benton County school districts are proposing tax increases to their voters May 9. Continue reading...

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