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4 hrs ago | Fayetteville Flyer
We stopped by this week to check out the progress and found a variety of vegetables, herbs and edible flowers that are growing nicely in what is one of the first commercially-zoned community gardens in Fayetteville.
4 hrs ago | The City Wire
A study released July 22 by the University of Arkansas this week said research showed that charter schools provide a greater return on investment and are more cost effective than traditional public schools.
6 hrs ago | NWAonline
Get a camera, point it at a subject, and snap the photo. But photographers know much more goes into a photo than three simple steps.
11 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston
The number of people arrested for possessing synthetic drugs has skyrocketed in the last five years in Texas, rising from 7,966 in 2009 to 9,645 in 2012.
14 hrs ago | The Courier
Around 80 people attended a Wednesday afternoon ceremony at City Hall where the Clarksville Police Department unveiled its latest promotions.
A rival organization is sharply disputing a recent study from the University of Arkansas's School Choice Demonstration Project purporting to show that charter schools are vastly more efficient at achieving higher test scores.
By now most archivists and many librarians will have heard something about the controversy concerning the use of material found in Special Collections at the University of Arkansas .
Antha Johnson held up two brown paper sacks, one labeled "characters" and another labeled "theme."
A new study shows that for every $1,000 invested in students at Arizona charter schools, those students scored 18 points higher in math and reading on the National Assessment of Education Progress test, showing charters are nearly 40 percent more cost-effective than traditional public schools.
The 65-year-old former private attorney and assistant county prosecutor says he still enjoys sitting through long, contentious City Council and Planning Commission meetings after nearly 14 years serving as the city's top legal adviser and six years as a Fayetteville alderman.
July 24, 2014 - The University of Arkansas based here is planning to phase out a printing unit on July 1, 2016.
PETER CLARKE, who used to spot terrorist plots for London's Metropolitan Police, has confirmed that something ugly has been happening in Birmingham, too.
An increasing number of parents who shop around before choosing a school for their children are opting for charter schools because they like the academic environment.
The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is continuing a scholarship effort that it hopes will reverse a freshman enrollment decline that UA's top admissions official attributes to the state's reduced award amounts for lottery scholarships.
The Olympic rankings will dovetail off the Rolex Rankings, with a qualifying period beginning last week and running through July 11, 2016- when the 60 spots on the women's side will be finalized.
This is republished from NSBA's Center for Public Education's The EDifier blog by Jim Hull, Senior Policy Analyst.
For the past 40 years, tests have formed the cornerstone of national education policy.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 03:36 pm
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