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Conway School Board clamps down on teachers with new policies on media interviews, use of school technology

The Conway School Board puts new limits on staff communication.
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Religious rightwing candidates win seats on Conway School Board

The politically active Christian right wing has claimed two seats on the Conway School Board.

Two Conway School Board elections are on the ballot

Voters will decide two races for the Conway School Board. Neither one of them is without controversy.

Voters react to Conway School Board elections where the conservatives lost despite governor's endorsement

Voters supporting the victories of two challengers to "conservative" Conway School Board incumbents celebrated at an election watch party, on social media, with pictures of hugs and tears and with plenty of exclamation points.

Challengers beat two incumbents in contentious Conway School Board elections

School board elections are nonpartisan in Arkansas, but the Conway races became so contentious and aligned with political ideology that Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined the fray and endorsed the two self-styled conservative incumbents. Sanders' picks lost. The winners pledge to focus on education, not divisive culture war issues.

Early voting underway for two Conway School Board races

The Conway School District has been a canary in the coal mine, alerting the rest of the state of impending book bans and attacks on transgender students. Two self-proclaimed conservative incumbents are hoping to hold on to their seats, while their challengers indicate they'd steer the school board away from hot-button political maelstroms and get back to the basics.

Conway School Board race takes a cruel turn

Things get ugly in a Conway School Board election.