Conway School Board
The Student Protesters Were Arrested. The Man Who Got Violent in the Parking Lot Wasn’t.
This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. When one police officer heard the radio call for backup at a high school campus outside Little Rock, he first thought there’d been a problem […]
Conway incumbents unseated in closely watched school board election
Two political newcomers unseated incumbents on the Conway School Board in an election that attracted increased attention after a series of debates in the district on divisive social issues. Though school board elections are nonpartisan, the incumbents who lost had aligned themselves with conservatives, even drawing endorsements from Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders. However, Trey Geier […]
Candidates vie for two Conway school board seats
Interest in the school board election in one Central Arkansas county has grown after the district became a battleground for “culture war” issues, like transgender bathroom policies, book bans and parental rights. Faulkner County has seen a “very high turnout for a school election,” according to the election commission’s office. There were 4,091 votes cast, […]