Education
But cuts still total $4.9 million School District 191 gained nearly $700,000 more revenue than it had projected from new state legislation. The 2015 Legislature, which went into special session to finish its business, passed an E-12 education bill June 13 with per-pupil funding increases of 2 perce...Read More
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Superintendent exceeded expectations in most areas, board says Showing “accomplished leadership” in the past year, School District 191 Superintendent Joe Gothard exceeded expectations in 21 of 25 job-performance measures, the School Board said in his annual review. In a statement read at its Jun...Read More
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Survey reveals original price tag too high The Farmington School District plans to decrease the tax increases it will ask for in a fall referendum after a resident survey revealed that there isn’t enough support. A survey by the Morris Leatherman Company found that 40 percent of all residents said...Read More
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Farmington athletic director Bill Tschida told the District 192 School Board on Monday that he is reviewing facilities policies and user fees. He said he would like to decrease the fees for local users such as youth athletic associations and booster clubs who use district gyms, the stadium, theaters...Read More
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District pares list by about a fifth About one-fifth of the jobs that had been slated for cuts next year in School District 191 are spared under a revamped budget proposal. The proposal restores 13.5 full time-equivalent positions from an original list of 68.4 announced on April 23. The Burnsville-E...Read More
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Proposed handbook language gives more flexibility School District 191 is looking to sharpen its definitions of student misbehavior while giving school staffers more flexibility in doling out consequences. New guidelines to be published in the 2015-16 parent-student handbook will better define punish...Read More
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