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Area superintendents reflect on busy first years

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Photographs by Stephen B. Thornton

Debbie Jones, Bentonville School District's superintendent.

Debbie Jones laughed when asked about her first year as the Bentonville School District's superintendent.

Marlin Berry

Matthew Wendt

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Marlin Berry

• Age: 61

• Superintendent: Rogers Public Schools

• Previous job: Superintendent of Olathe (Kan.) Public Schools

• Education: Doctorate in education policy and administration from the University of Kansas, 1988

• 2016-17 school year salary: $220,000

Debbie Jones

• Age: 51

• Superintendent: Bentonville Public Schools

• Previous job: Deputy superintendent of Bentonville

• Education: Doctorate in educational administration from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, 2009

• 2016-17 school year salary: $209,500

Matthew Wendt

• Age: 49

• Superintendent: Fayetteville Public Schools

• Previous job: Superintendent of Community Unit School District 308, Oswego, Ill.

• Education: Doctorate in educational leadership and administration from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2005

• 2016-17 school year salary: $218,000

Source: Staff report

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