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Posted Apr 25, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Gov. Asa Hutchinson told a task force reviewing the Common Core State Standards that he wants Arkansas to have a unique approach to academic standards that combines high expectations and flexibility.

Updated Apr 23, 2015 at 2:18 PM

The Hope School Board got results from the state's school improvement grading system this week.

Updated Apr 22, 2015 at 9:52 AM

A special Hope Public School Board meeting was held Tuesday evening to conduct an employee termination hearing and a former administrator's contract was not renewed.

Posted Apr 18, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.

Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 12:36 PM

If you or your child have been students in the Hope Public School District and have eaten in the cafeterias for the last 28 years, then Deanna Gilbert has fed you.

Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 12:29 PM

The most recent Blevins School Board meeting had some pleasant surprises both for the school district itself and for teachers.

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 1:47 PM

Nobody likes to get an F; everybody wants to receive an A, and Southwest Arkansas school superintendents understand that as well as anybody, they contend. But, the Arkansas Department of Education's new grading system for schools is not indicative,...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 1:41 PM

The Hope Public School Board will discuss Monday, among other topics, the four parent's town hall meetings that are scheduled in the near future.

Updated Apr 14, 2015 at 8:46 AM

The Hope FFA is ready for lots of fun and excitement to kick off the 56th Annual FFA Rodeo at the Hope Fair Park Livestock Coliseum here Thursday-Saturday.

Updated Apr 13, 2015 at 3:35 PM

It's no “catch 22,” although it is Catch 22, if you count it as the 22nd year for the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope/Texarkana Fish Fry set for Thursday on the UA-Hope campus.

Updated Apr 10, 2015 at 9:45 AM

The Blevins School Board will meet April 13 to appoint a new board member.

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