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school district 196
September 12, 2013
Enrollment up on first day of classes
Schools in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District started the new school year last week with more students than they had last September. According to reports at a Monday night school board meeting district schools had more than 30,000 students on the first day of class...
September 12, 2013 - 10:49am
Teachers, nurses get a 2 percent raise
Teachers and nurses in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District are getting a raise. The District 196 School Board approved a new deal Monday that will add 2 percent to salary schedules for the two groups in each of the next two years. The new contract, approved on a 5-0...
September 12, 2013 - 10:46am
August 21, 2013
Editorial: Voters should get informed about levy
There was a table set up at Rosemount Middle School's sixth grade orientation event Tuesday with information about the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District's upcoming levy vote. There were flyers laying out information about what the district is asking voters to approve,...
August 21, 2013 - 8:23am
June 7, 2013
Spots open on 196 special education board
The District 196 Special Education Advisory Council has open positions for district staff and parents who have a child with special needs. The terms are for two years, beginning with the start of the 2013-14 school year this fall; members can serve consecutive terms. Persons interested...
June 7, 2013 - 8:00am
June 6, 2013
Education technology under the microscope
As new forms of technology start to find their way into classrooms, Independent School District 196 is taking a closer look at the approach it wants to take to such advances. A district committee has been meeting since April to discuss the use of technology in classrooms. The group...
June 6, 2013 - 9:21am
Barriers remain to all-day kindergarten
When the Minnesota Legislature agreed to provide funding for districts that want to offer all-day kindergarten, it removed one barrier to the program in local schools. But there are still plenty of questions to answer before classes start in the fall of 2104. Maybe most important:...
June 6, 2013 - 9:19am
May 30, 2013
Levy decision will come this summer
When the District 196 School Board voted May 13 in favor of putting an operating levy on the November ballot, board members described the decision as a kind of placeholder. Changes under consideration at the state legislature would have required boards to decide earlier than usual...
May 30, 2013 - 8:00am
May 24, 2013
Positions open on 196 curriculum council
Parents in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District who are interested in becoming involved in curriculum matters can apply for membership on the district's Curriculum and Instruction Advisory Council. Applications will be accepted through May 31 for four elementary school...
May 24, 2013 - 8:00am
May 15, 2013
196 school board opens the door for an operating levy
A final decision won't come for another couple of months, but the District 196 School Board has reserved the option to ask voters to approve an operating levy when they go to the polls in November. Board members voted unanimously Monday to declare their intent to put a levy on the...
May 15, 2013 - 9:56am
May 2, 2013
Distrist 196 looks within for teaching advice
When the District 196 School Board voted last year to add three data analysis days to the calendar for the 2012-13 school year, the idea was...
May 2, 2013 - 8:00am
April 28, 2013
Bond refunding goes well
A bond refunding approved Monday by the District 196 School Board will save district taxpayers $1.5 million over the next decade. School board members voted at a March 21 workshop to give finance director Jeff Solomon permission to pursue the refunding. At that point, the estimate...
April 28, 2013 - 8:00am
April 26, 2013
District 196 seeks committee members
District 196 parents can apply for membership on the Gifted and Talented Advisory Council. The district is accepting applications for one elementary school parent position. Applicants should have a child who is an identified GT student. The term for this position is for three years...
April 26, 2013 - 8:00am
April 25, 2013
Prices will rise for school lunches
Lunch prices in District 196 schools will go up next year, and there's nothing the district can do about it. Next year's increase will be the second in two years for the district. Food and nutrition services coordinator Wendy Knight told school board members Monday the increase...
April 25, 2013 - 10:01am
District 196 puts a new emphasis on early learning
Independent School District 196 is putting a new focus on early-childhood education in hopes of closing racial and financial achievement gaps among its students. Elementary education director Julie Olson presented what she called a broad vision of that effort Monday, pointing in...
April 25, 2013 - 9:15am
April 11, 2013
District 196 study says enrollment will remain steady
Enrollment in District 196 schools is likely to remain steady over the next 10 years according to a demographic study conducted recently by former Minnesota State Demographer Hazel Reinhardt. Reinhardt, who the district hired in February to conduct the study, told school board members...
April 11, 2013 - 10:10am