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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.

Conway School Board candidates file finance reports; Milburn leads in donations

Conway School Board candidate Bill Milburn leads all other candidates in fundraising. He's running against incumbent Trey Geier. Two other candidates are vying for another board seat.

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.

Conway School Board's Texas training expenses exceed $10,000

Members of the Conway School Board bragged during their meeting this week about the benefits of a recent training session in Plano, Texas. I've since tallied up the cost of that experience. So, you can decide if taxpayers got their money's worth.

Directive against Black History Month shirts for Conway Public Schools coaches is retracted, but questions remain

Turmoil among Conway School District leaders, coaches and community members exploded on social media in the past few days after word got out that Superintendent Jeff Collum issued a short-lived directive that coaches must quit wearing Black History Month T-shirts at school events.

Conway School Board to consider superintendent's contract, discuss changing email deletion practice

Among the items the Conway School Board will take up Tuesday night are Superintendent Jeff Collum's contract and a contentious policy under which emails that aren't archived are deleted after three days -- well, at least some supposedly are.

Conway School Board member accuses teachers of indoctrinating students

Conway School Board member Linda Hargis says the transgender rights movement is evil and that children must be protected from it. Opponents suggest it's the Conway School Board that's evil, and the civil rights of trans children must be protected from them.

Conway School Board moves closer to a decision on contentious restroom policy

The Conway School Board appeared to be moving closer Wednesday to voting on a restroom policy that could effectively out some transgender students and that, according to the board attorney, is unique among school districts in Arkansas.