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Posted Sep 1, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

Posted Aug 30, 2014 at 12:01 AM

At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor — a painter since she was 3 — took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice...

Updated Aug 29, 2014 at 9:37 AM

Cutting the ride time in the daily school bus commute for Arkansas students will be expensive for many of the 238 school districts in Arkansas, including at least five of eight school districts in Southwest Arkansas.

Updated Aug 28, 2014 at 2:43 PM

While adults may understand the impact of the daily commute, interest is stirring within the Arkansas General Assembly to limit its impact upon Arkansas school students.

Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 9:38 AM

Even before school began a new year, teachers and staff in the Spring Hill School District got training that may save the lives of their students and themselves.

Updated Aug 25, 2014 at 3:15 PM

The opening of classes for the fall semester in the Hempstead County schools has brought changes in school-based agricultural education programs that will be reflected in what Hempstead County Agricultural Extension Agent Steven Sheets sees as a...

Updated Aug 20, 2014 at 2:21 PM

The three public schools superintendents in Hempstead County are optimistic about the new school year which began Monday.

Updated Aug 20, 2014 at 2:12 PM

The Hope Public Schools Board of Directors met Monday evening and got directly involved in wrapping up needs for the start of the new school year, which opened Monday.

Updated Aug 18, 2014 at 4:34 PM

The big yellow machines are on the road, again, as school opens across Hempstead County and Arkansas today, and Hope Public School District Superintendent Bobby Hart is on board a campaign to keep kids safe during the daily ride to and from schools.

Posted Aug 17, 2014 at 12:01 AM

The back-to-school shopping season is off to a promising start, but retailers may be sacrificing profit for sales.

Posted Aug 16, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Schools in two central Arkansas communities devastated by an April tornado have received donations of school supplies from a local hospital.

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