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Rose Ann Pearce

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New elementary science standards being developed

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Students at Vandergriff Elementary School pushed aside their desks, got down on the floor and propelled handmade cars on the slick floor as if it was an icy highway. Continue reading...

Fayetteville High School Band Heads To Orlando

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A group of students from Fayetteville High School are on their way to spend Thanksgiving marching down Main Street in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. Continue reading...

Fayetteville School Board Considers Leasing Property For Cell Towers

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The School Board is considering allowing at least cellphone towers at three schools and a football field that could bring in at least $48,000 a year. Continue reading...

Fayetteville Library board considers lean budget for next year

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A proposed budget of $4.06 million to maintain a current level of service, no salary increases and no new personnel was reviewed Monday by the Fayetteville Public Library Board of Trustees. Continue reading...

Greenland Board Reverses Earlier Decision To Terminate Administrator

Subscriber onlyGREENLAND -- The School Board on Thursday reversed an earlier decision to terminate an administrator and accepted a proposal to allow her to resign and buy out her contract. Continue reading...

Nutrition Class Helps Fayetteville Adult Learners

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Students at the Adult Education Center are getting a bonus class this semester -- learning about nutrition and how to navigate a kitchen and work within a budget. Continue reading...

Nearly One-Third Of Fayetteville Students Will Move To New Schools Next Year

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Nearly one-third of the students in Fayetteville will be switching schools next year as grades are realigned in elementary, middle and junior high schools to accommodate adding ninth grade to the high school. Continue reading...

Common Core Standards Likely To Be Discussed In Next Legislative Session

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Common Core State Standards likely will be scrutinized in the coming General Assembly, the state's education chief told Northwest Arkansas superintendents. Continue reading...

Greenland School Board Fires Veteran Administrator

Subscriber onlyThe Greenland School Board fired Janice Hardin because of dishonesty and insubordination, ending a 12-year career with the district. Continue reading...

School letter grades expected in late November

Subscriber onlySchools in Northwest Arkansas will receive A to F grades in about a month to tell parents and patrons about a school's performance last year. Continue reading...

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Alex Wolf, 14, right, challenges his dad, Patrick Wolf, a University of Arkansas professor in educat...

Alex Wolf, 14, right, challenges his dad, Patrick Wolf, a University of Arkansas professor in education reform, to a game of chess...

Published: August 7, 2010

Raphael Sein Tin Nyunt reminisces Tuesday about his time as a student at the University of Arkansas....

Raphael Sein Tin Nyunt reminisces Tuesday about his time as a student at the University of Arkansas. Tin Nyunt recently returned t...

Published: July 15, 2010

Tracy Hoskins, a member of the Fayetteville Planning Commission, listens Thursday to discussion abou...

Tracy Hoskins, a member of the Fayetteville Planning Commission, listens Thursday to discussion about plans for the first phase of...

Published: June 18, 2010

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