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Benton Schools Plug Into Computer Science Education Week

by Little Rock Family Staff 1/14/2017 12:00 am

The Benton elementary, middle, junior high and high schools all took part in a week of technology fun while learning about coding, an essential skill in today’s tech-infused culture.

Saline Schools Breathe Life Into CPR Training

by Blair Neel 4/12/2016 12:00 am

In late February, nearly 1,000 runners and walkers turned out for the 8th annual The Beat Goes On 5K Run/Walk, hosted by the Saline Memorial Health Foundation and Everett Buick GMC. Proceeds from the event will fund CPR kits and education for Saline, Benton, Bauxite and Harmony Grove school districts, ensuring all graduating students in Saline County are CPR trained.

Superintendent Salaries Go Up as Number of Districts Goes Down

by Gwen Moritz 9/30/2013 12:00 am

It’s been 10 years since Arkansas Business last published a list of school superintendent salaries, a decade during which the number of traditional school districts dropped from 310 to 238 while the number of open-enrollment public charter schools has grown to 17.

Saline County: Introducing Benton School District’s New Superintendent Jeff Collum

by Julie Mayberry 8/1/2012 12:00 am

Jeff Collum most recently headed up a secondary education program across the state line in Texas, but this fall he’ll take over the Benton School District as the new superintendent. As the new big man on campus, Collum will be responsible for the educations of over 4,600 children. Yet, at home with his wife of seven years, Cara, and their two children, Caleb, 6, and Elijah, 4, he’s just a husband and dad.

Benton School District Names Becky Fulcher 2010 Teacher of the Year

by Julie Mayberry 1/3/2011 8:51 am

Fulcher, who is the chairwoman of the Benton High School Math Department, has been teaching for more than 30 years.