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Fayettteville School Board Hires Two Key Administrators

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The School Board hired two central office administrators at a special meeting Monday. Continue reading...

Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale Teachers Participate In Texas Math Study

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The tables turned slightly this week when children were teaching the teachers about math. Continue reading...

Plasma Display Inventor Visits Camp Invention In Fayetteville

Science, math focus of weeklong camp at Leverett

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- An inventor of the plasma display screen encouraged students at Camp Invention to try a variety of ways to solve a problem. Continue reading...

Fayetteville's Leverett School Continues STEM Focus

Designated As School Of Innovation By State

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Early observations indicate student learning is on the upswing at Leverett Elementary School because of a continuing shift in instruction that started two years ago. Continue reading...

Springdale Administrator Named Associate Superintendent In Fayetteville

Garrett Leaving Springdale School District Post After One Year

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Kim Garrett will leave her position as assistant superintendent in Springdale to become associate superintendent for secondary education in Fayetteville, Superintendent Paul Hewitt announced Wednesday. Continue reading...

Contested School Board Races Develop In Springdale, Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyA former Fayetteville High School debate coach who was fired last year filed as a candidate for the School Board to challenge incumbent Tim Hudson in Zone 5. Continue reading...

Hewitt Takes Reins Of Fayetteville School District

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Paul Hewitt retired from a superintendency in California to work 55 hours a week as a part-time consultant. His wife told him he flunked retirement. Continue reading...

Construction projects progress in Farmington, Prairie Grove, West Fork school districts

Subscriber onlyBand, choir and drama students at Farmington High School plan to move into new classrooms and the basketball team will have a new place to play in January when the first phase of a new school is projected to be completed. Continue reading...

Summer Lunch Program In Fayetteville Averages 400 Free Meals

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The summer lunch program at Holt Middle School is averaging about 400 free meals served each day, said Morgan Stout, the Fayetteville School District food service director. Continue reading...

Fayetteville Walmart evacuated after bomb threat

Subscriber onlyPolice were called to Walmart on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard about 4 a.m. Wednesday after a bomb threat was found written on a bathroom wall, Sgt. Craig Stout said. 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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