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Brenda Bernet

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Wendt announces new district hires for Fayetteville

A mix of familiar faces and some new faces will be part of the School District's administrative team for the 2017-18 school year.

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NWA population continues climb

Northwest Arkansas’ bedroom communities had the state’s largest growth rates between 2015 and 2016, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Seven Washington County graduates receive full scholarships

They persisted. And now seven new high school graduates have opportunities awaiting them this fall at top institutions, including Princeton University.

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School districts prepare for summer meal programs

School districts in Northwest Arkansas hope to provide meals to more children this summer.

Bentonville board approves adding teachers for special programs

BENTONVILLE -- Superintendent Debbie Jones plans to provide junior high school students with an option to continue their education during an expulsion.

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Arkansas school board to hear expansion bid

SPRINGDALE -- Springdale schools Superintendent Jim Rollins and his staff are ready to expand the Don Tyson School of Innovation, if the School Board is ready.

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Catholic high school plans for Tonitown opening in 2018-19

Leaders seeking to establish a Catholic high school in Northwest Arkansas plan to open for the 2018-19 academic year at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tontitown.

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Holt, McNair teachers, students adopt instruction with Chromebooks

FAYETTEVILLE -- A tutorial on creating a classroom webpage started a two-year technological transformation in Lacey Bingaman's English class at Holt Middle School.

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Fayetteville to replace 10 buses; School Board approves hiring new administrators

FAYETTEVILLE -- School Board members voted Thursday to spend about $1 million to upgrade the district's bus fleet.

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Fayetteville foundation event celebrates $286,000 in teacher grants, scholarships

FAYETTEVILLE -- Grants for teachers this school year supported a variety of learning experiences from rocketry to orchestra.

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