New ideas, attitudes and opportunities are coming for Minnesota students. That was a central theme at the Feb. 6 “Pathways to Postsecondary” conference, cosponsored by the Minnesota Department of Education and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. If things work out as state official...Read More
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This week is School Board Recognition Week, and I would like to take the opportunity to brag about ours. We are very fortunate to have a group of people who truly care about our students, staff and community. They balance their decisions, with everyone’s best interests in mind. Our School Board ma...Read More
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By Joel Stottrup Union-Eagle Reporter The Princeton School District has advanced a couple of steps toward constructing a new school on the city’s north end to replace South Elementary. The city Planning Commission on Jan. 26 approved the district’s requests for a conditional use permit and appro...Read More
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Among Governor Mark Dayton’s $42 billion budget proposal is more than $100 million in funding for pre-kindergarten programs for 4-year olds in our public schools. I agree that it may be important to improve access to quality pre-kindergarten to close our state’s achievement gap.  However, the G...Read More
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Republican legislators are upset over pay increases Gov. Mark Dayton has given his state department commissioners. Legislators say they were blindsided over excessive pay raises, even though they are legal. Now they are retaliating with bills to penalize the governor and even take away his pay-raisi...Read More
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