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Brenda Bernet

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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.

Private school plans expansion

posted: 01/25/2016 3:39 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE — Two gifts totaling $13 million will allow a Fayetteville private school to add a high school, officials announced Friday to staff members and parents.

NW Arkansans to tour career centers

posted: 01/25/2016 3:37 a.m. Discuss

Educators from Northwest Arkansas will visit three more high school programs over the next three months to research characteristics of a career center they hope to build.

Private school announces gifts, addition of high school

posted: 01/23/2016 1:12 a.m. Discuss

Two gifts totaling $13 million will allow The New School in Fayetteville to add a high school, school officials announced Friday to staff and parents.

6 superintendent applicants gain Fayetteville interviews

posted: 01/20/2016 3:11 a.m. Discuss

Fayetteville School Board President Tim Hudson said he anticipates the first round of interviews for superintendent will conclude Saturday.

Interviews set, Fayetteville board awaits resumes

posted: 01/19/2016 2:37 a.m. Comment 1

FAYETTEVILLE -- The Fayetteville School Board made plans to interview three candidates for superintendent before they submitted applications for the job.

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