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Bentonville School Board tables vote on agencies where students volunteer

Subscriber onlyThe School Board turned to its attorney last week over concerns about how to decide where students may earn credit for volunteer work. Continue reading...

Christian program for kids not allowed to meet right after school in Arkansas district's buildings; board lets stand new starting time

Subscriber only Benton County Prosecuting Attorney Nathan Smith last week cited public safety as one reason the Bentonville School District should allow a Christian program for kids to meet after school in district buildings. Continue reading...

Bentonville schools to recycle again

Subscriber onlyRecycling is returning to the School District, although this time the district will have to pay for it. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board hears from Good News backers

Subscriber onlyBenton County Prosecuting Attorney Nathan Smith last week cited public safety as one reason the School District should allow a Christian program for kids to meet after school in district buildings. Continue reading...

Decatur board close to superintendent choice

Subscriber onlyThe Decatur School Board is expected to choose one of two Northwest Arkansas school principals to be its next superintendent. Continue reading...

Rogers has all coaches in place for 2018-19 school year

Subscriber onlyAll of the School District's coaching positions, including those needed to implement a seventh-grade athletic program, have been filled for the coming school year. Continue reading...

Writing camp draws Northwest Arkansas kids back to school

Subscriber onlyStudents who just completed a two-week writing camp at Creekside Middle School said they enjoyed the experience and now are more confident in their writing abilities. Continue reading...

Career conference kicks off in Springdale

Subscriber onlyThe state needs to examine whether it's putting enough money into career education, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday during a speech kicking off a conference for Springdale educators. Continue reading...

Father urges man to turn himself in

Teacher killed a year ago

Subscriber onlyJack Woods wants the man he believes killed his daughter to turn himself in, if he is still alive. Continue reading...

Lobbyist pleads guilty in bribery scheme; governor's nephew implicated

Little Rock senator implicated as “Senator A”

Subscriber onlyState Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson of Little Rock accepted payoffs along with former state lawmakers Hank Wilkins of Pine Bluff and Jon Woods of Springdale from lobbyist Milton R. "Rusty" Cranford, according to Cranford's guilty plea Thursday in federal court. Continue reading...

Teachers put time into tinkering at Bentonville's Amazeum

Subscriber onlyKids aren't the only ones attending camp this summer at the Scott Family Amazeum. The grown-ups are going, too. Continue reading...

Bentonville School District works to offer service-learning credit

Subscriber onlyThe School District is awaiting approval of its plan to offer high school students the chance to earn one service-learning credit upon completing at least 75 hours of service to a community organization. Continue reading...

Springdale charter school looks to improve

Subscriber onlyOzark Montessori Academy officials said they are focused on improving the academics that earned the charter school a D grade on this year's report card from the state. Continue reading...

Rogers School Board upholds plumber's dismissal

Subscriber onlyThe School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to uphold a decision not to renew a plumber's contract. Continue reading...

Foundations spend more than $400,000 on Bentonville, Rogers schools

Subscriber onlyThe foundations that support the Bentonville and Rogers school districts distributed more than $400,000 in grants this school year. Continue reading...