- STEM teaching will get a boost in the Delta, thanks to a $1,118,063 National Science Foundation grant to Hendrix College. Students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics will receive $15,000 if they commit to teach in a high-need Delta School.
- Stuttgart and Vilonia school districts both won millage elections to fund exciting improvements.
- More Arkansas kids -- 22,857 of them -- took Advanced Placement tests last year and, what's more, the number of tests with the desired scores of 3, 4 and 5 increased by 11.8 percent.
- The U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith is holding a History Day Workshop for sixth- through 12th-grade students and teachers on Saturday.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Good things happening
It's been longer than normal since we last posted, but there's lots of good public school news to share since then. Here are just a few of things that make us smile: