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Brenda Bernet

Washington County Education Reporter

Recent Stories by Brenda Bernet

Springdale board to hear update on plan to shift students

posted: 02/10/2016 1:11 a.m. Discuss

Hundreds of elementary school children will switch schools in August because of changes in attendance zones.

Students find second chance at Cass

posted: 02/08/2016 1:09 a.m. Discuss

Bradley Breaux, 20, struggled to finish high school because his family moved so much between Louisiana and Arkansas.

New schools chief on whirlwind tour

posted: 02/06/2016 3:27 a.m. Discuss

Incoming Fayetteville School District Superintendent Matthew Wendt received a quick, "Welcome to Holt," from Assistant Principal Richard Guthrie before a brief tour of the school Friday morning.

Schools prepares for changes in science instruction

posted: 02/05/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

FARMINGTON -- State officials continue to prepare for changes in what public school students are expected to know and do in science.

Oswego school officials describe innovative, progressive leader in Fayetteville hire

posted: 02/01/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

In his fourth year as superintendent in Oswego, Ill., Matthew Wendt has led the school district of 18,300 students in introducing a program that allows students to take classes online from home.

Haas Hall plans 3rd campus

posted: 01/31/2016 2:44 a.m. Discuss

Haas Hall Academy plans to open its third campus in August, this one in the Jones Center in space now occupied by Springdale School District's School of Innovation.

Haas Hall proposes opening in Springdale's Jones Center

posted: 01/30/2016 5:53 a.m. Discuss

Haas Hall Academy plans to open its third campus in August in the Jones Center in space now occupied by Springdale School District's School of Innovation.

Fayetteville board to pay new superintendent $218,000

posted: 01/29/2016 1:06 a.m. Discuss

The School Board unanimously approved a three-year contract with an annual salary of $218,000 for Matthew Wendt to become superintendent starting July 1.

Fayetteville district offers Wendt top job

posted: 01/27/2016 3:04 a.m. Discuss

The Fayetteville School Board will offer the district's top job to Matt Wendt, superintendent of an 18,000-student district in Oswego, Ill.

Fayetteville School Board to vote on superintendent finalist

posted: 01/26/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- The School Board is expected to vote today on a finalist for the superintendent position, said Tim Hudson, board president.

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