Dave Perozek

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Rogers School Board seeks trustworthy leader

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The School District's next superintendent should be someone who's trustworthy and has a "student-first" philosophy, according to criteria set by the School Board on Thursday. Continue reading...

Dozens turn out for forum on Bentonville schools rezoning

Subscriber onlySchool District administrators presented their vision of new attendance-zone maps for elementary and middle schools at a community meeting Wednesday, emphasizing they were open to the public's suggestions. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College reports enrollment dip

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Community College officials point to an improving economy as one of the main reasons enrollment continues to drop. Continue reading...

NWACC enrollment drops 1.7 percent

BENTONVILLE — Northwest Arkansas Community College on Tuesday reported an enrollment decline of 1.7 percent this spring semester compared to last spring. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board debates calendar merits

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Some School Board members expressed dissatisfaction Monday with a proposed calendar for the 2016-17 school year, saying they thought it would more closely resemble a hybrid of the district's traditional and nontraditional calendars. Continue reading...

Schools seek input in search for chief

Rogers residents list preferred traits

Subscriber onlyAcademic standards, athletics and leadership style were among the issues that came up during community meetings on the Rogers School District’s superintendent search. Continue reading...

Rezoning, calendar to take center stage at Bentonville board meeting

Subscriber onlyThe School District's administration on Friday released the calendar and attendance-zone boundaries it's proposing for the 2016-17 school year, both of which will be discussed during Monday's School Board meeting. Continue reading...

Pension gap adds twist to Bentonville audit

Subscriber onlyA new accounting standard incorporated into the School District's most recent audit report might lead some to believe the district is more than $78 million behind in its contributions to employee pension funds. Continue reading...

Bentonville officials offer toast to new program

Subscriber onlyStudents, staff members, School Board members and business leaders came together Friday to celebrate the School District's new Ignite program. Continue reading...

Bentonville students present playground designs

Subscriber onlyBright Field Middle School fifth-graders hope someday they will get to use a playground they helped design. Continue reading...

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