Brenda Bernet

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Schools prepare to register incoming kindergartners

Subscriber onlySchool districts are beginning to plan for their next classes of kindergartners with the first day of school six months away. Continue reading...

Springdale board to hear update on plan to shift students

Subscriber only Hundreds of elementary school children will switch schools in August because of changes in attendance zones. Continue reading...

Students find second chance at Cass

Subscriber onlyBradley Breaux, 20, struggled to finish high school because his family moved so much between Louisiana and Arkansas. Continue reading...

Incoming superintendent introduced to Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyIncoming Superintendent Matthew Wendt received a quick, "Welcome to Holt," from Assistant Principal Richard Guthrie before following Guthrie on a brief tour of the school Friday morning. Continue reading...

Schools prepares for changes in science instruction

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

Oswego school officials describe innovative, progressive leader in Fayetteville hire

Subscriber onlyIn 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. Continue reading...

Haas Hall plans 3rd campus

Charter school has location picked out in Springdale

Subscriber onlyHaas 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. Continue reading...

Haas Hall proposes opening in Springdale's Jones Center

Subscriber onlyHaas 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. Continue reading...

Fayetteville board to pay new superintendent $218,000

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

Fayetteville district offers Wendt top job

Superintendent of Oswego, Ill., schools earned doctorate from UA in 2005

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

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