Education
The property tax levy in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District will increase slightly next year but most homeowners can expect to pay a little less. On Dec. 8, the School Board unanimously approved a payable 2015 property tax levy of $78.24 million, which is a $300,000 (0.03 percent) incr...Read More
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The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District may borrow more money from its general fund balance next year than previously predicted to keep its budget in the black. District 196 general fund revenues in 2014-15 are predicted to be $318.3 million, but expenditures are projected to be $327.7 mill...Read More
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District works on communication, workload issues The Farmington School District hopes its flexible-learning days go more smoothly than last year. The 2013-2014 school year featured an above-average number of snow days and subzero temperatures. It was also the first year every student had an iPad. Al...Read More
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Snyder, a national leader in digital learning, describes ‘future ready’ classroom Lakeville Area School District Superintendent Lisa Snyder returned from the White House’s first “ConnectED to the Future” summit Nov. 19 with a homework assignment: Tell Lakeville’s story of digital learnin...Read More
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Volk suggests a discussion of the option Lakeville School Board Member Michelle Volk is suggesting the district explore the option of adding a seventh member to the School Board. “I only want to discuss it,” Volk said. “I don’t have an opinion yet.” Volk said Lakeville is a larger district...Read More
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Security is set to ramp up at Lakeville public schools. Visitors to Lakeville Alternative Learning Center, Crystal Lake Education Center, elementary and middle schools will soon go through a buzz-in security system that includes a driver’s license swipe before entering a school. If a card swipe in...Read More
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High school assistant principal earns state honor Rosemount High School students who earn college credit through some concurrent enrollment classes might not know whom to thank for the opportunity. After they receive their diplomas, they might want to save a high-five for Assistant Principal Kim Bud...Read More
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