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Future of higher-ed funding fuzzy

Subscriber only Northwest Arkansas Community College President Evelyn Jorgenson said she is encouraged by efforts to change how the state allots money to its colleges and universities but added it's too early to tell what the impact of any change will be. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas students seeking school district switches

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas' largest school districts experienced big increases this year in the number of students taking advantage of the state's school choice law. Continue reading...

Bentonville superintendent job draws 53 applicants

School Board president says he’s happy about number of candidates

Subscriber onlyFifty-three people met the deadline Friday to apply for the School District's vacant superintendent position. Continue reading...

Berry assumes helm of Rogers School District

Subscriber onlyMarlin Berry has enjoyed a long career in education, though it's not exactly what he envisioned as a young man. Continue reading...

Summer program provides high school students up-close look at health careers

Subscriber onlyJim Cavness had thoughts of pursuing a career as a surgical oncologist. His first opportunity to observe a real surgery up close Friday only strengthened his resolve. Continue reading...

Residency proof required annually in Bentonville School District

Subscriber onlyA new School District policy effective this summer requires parents submit proof of residency annually in order for their children to remain enrolled in one of the schools. Continue reading...

Bentonville schools technology report sheds light on device access

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The School District's student-to-computer ratio has improved vastly over the past several years, but ratios at each school vary, according to a recent report. Continue reading...

VIDEO: Northwest Arkansas teen's documentary on Marshallese earns honors

Student’s piece explores U.S. nuclear experiments on islands

A Northwest Arkansas teen's documentary about nuclear testing on the Marshall Islands earned her national recognition. Continue reading...

Teen's history project wins acclaim

Springdale student explored nuke tests’ effect on islanders

SPRINGDALE -- A Northwest Arkansas teen's documentary about nuclear weapons testing in the Marshall Islands earned her national recognition. Continue reading...

Bentonville school leaders getting salary attention

BENTONVILLE -- A new pay structure for the School District's administrators will allow them to earn higher salaries as they accumulate experience in their positions. Continue reading...

Fayetteville School Board adopts new leave policies

Subscriber onlySchool District administrators hope a new policy approved Thursday will result in a better attendance rate among teachers. Continue reading...

Rogers School District declines money for building

Subscriber onlySchool District officials decided they have no immediate need for another elementary school and will pass on the state's offer to help build one. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board OKs academic integrity policy

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A revamped policy on academic integrity earned the School Board's approval Monday, despite some members' concern it doesn't go far enough. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas school districts losing key leaders

Changes in motion at Fayetteville, Rogers, Bentonville, Springdale

Subscriber onlyAdministrators of four of Northwest Arkansas' largest school districts are saying good-bye this month. Continue reading...

Fire Department adopts Bentonville teen's shirt design for inaugural race

Money raised during event will be used to buy statue for station

Subscriber onlyA teen's T-shirt design will help the Bentonville Firefighters' Association promote its first road race fundraiser this summer. Continue reading...

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