Opinion

On May 20 you have the opportunity to help make a significant difference in the quality of the school district 477 infrastructure which has a direct impact on not only classes but also student activities, youth activities and even adult activities. This also affects issues with safety and efficiency, among many things. If you are [...]

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We are less than two weeks away from our referendum vote.  It has been an exciting adventure for us, with 50 community presentations, that have allowed our team to meet many of you. We have been able to discuss the Princeton School District’s needs that we will maximize our ability to provide outstanding educational opportunities [...]

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I believe a good education is very important to become a good citizen. Two schools where we lived closed when our children were young due to lack of community involvement. Upon our third move we searched the school first to find a good school system which was Princeton in 1971. I served on the evaluation committee to [...]

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Michelle and I are second grade teachers at South Elementary.  We have participated in the Kinship Reading Buddy Program for the past twelve years.  Every Tuesday twenty-two community members come to our classroom.  They eat lunch and read with their reading buddy.  It has been a very delightful and rewarding experience over the years for [...]

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After years of debate and many lessons learned, it appears the path of the proposed 16-mile long Southwest Light Rail Transit has finally been decided. By a 14-2 vote, the Metro Council has approved the final route and the shallow tunnel option in Minneapolis. It is an option that this editorial board strongly supports. It [...]

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Remarkably, as Minnesota families rightly are concerned about college costs, Minnesota legislators are debating whether to allow colleges and universities to inform families that they can save dollars by having high school students take courses on postsecondary campuses.  The Minnesota House and Senate have taken different approaches, which they now need to reconcile. Some Minnesota [...]

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The Minnesota Safe and Secure Schools Act has been passed by the Legislature, signed by Gov. Mark Dayton and is now state law. The act establishes structure and detailed definition of bullying behavior. “Bullying” means “intimidating, threatening, abusive, or harming conduct that is objectively offensive. . .” The act is specific in detail and defines [...]

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