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Local schools fare well in comparisons

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas' public schools generally produce better results than the rest of the state's and some reports suggest they're also doing well compared to the nation. Continue reading...

Higher education institutions growing

Numerous campuses offer variety of postsecondary training

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas' flagship campus in Fayetteville is the best known of the higher education options in the region, but institutions in Bentonville, Siloam Springs and Springdale also offer college degrees. Continue reading...

Bentonville works on internship options

School district, community leaders study Kansas City area program for ideas

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Momentum is building in the Bentonville School District for implementing a program giving high school students the chance to learn and gain skills while working closely with Northwest Arkansas employers. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas home to some top GED scores

Subscriber onlySome of the state's best scores on the GED test in 2014 came from test centers in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Program excites Bentonville education, business leaders

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Momentum is building in the School District for implementing a program giving high school students the chance to learn and gain skills while working closely with Northwest Arkansas employers. Continue reading...

Benton County gifted education programs honored

Subscriber onlySome Northwest Arkansas school districts are talented when it comes to teaching gifted students. Continue reading...

Report card provides Northwest Arkansas school data

Subscriber onlyRogers does well with at-risk students, Elkins has an extremely high graduation rate and Gravette is great in biology. Continue reading...

Nonprofit aims to aid educators, therapists

Autism Involves Me dispenses $22,566 in grants for schools in NW Arkansas

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- An area nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families that deal with autism has branched out into helping educators, too. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas autism group gives education grants

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A local nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families that deal with autism has branched out into helping local educators, too. Continue reading...

Leaders decide change should be kid-focused

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A plan to engage the community in talks about how to improve Northwest Arkansas should focus on children, a group decided Thursday. Continue reading...

Alternative school loses district, gains one

Subscriber onlySpringdale is out and Pea Ridge is in at the Regional Educational Alternative Program Academy. Continue reading...

School, business officials discuss Northwest Arkansas needs

Subscriber onlyMore than 70 Northwest Arkansas educators, students and industry representatives gathered Tuesday to discuss how businesses and schools could respond to a shortage of workers in construction trades. Continue reading...

Bentonville principal honored for master achievement

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The principal of Willowbrook Elementary School received a standing ovation during Monday's School Board meeting for being named a master principal. Continue reading...

Student injured in collision with Bentonville school bus

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A Bentonville High School student was injured Friday after he ran into a school bus while crossing a street outside the school, according to police and School District officials. Continue reading...

Bentonville High School student injured by bus

Subscriber onlyA Bentonville High School student was injured after being hit by a school bus Friday morning, according to School District spokesman Paul Stolt. Continue reading...

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