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  • School district plans purchase of Turning Leaf Business Center to relocate District Offices and open space for students in Woodland Elementary

    At a special board meeting Jan. 8, the Alexandria Public School Board approved entering into a purchase agreement with the Turning Leaf Business Center (TLBC) to serve as a new home for District Office (DO), Community Education (CE), and other services. The primary driver for the purchase was to free up space in Woodland Elementary School for more classrooms - enabling the district to accommodate projected enrollment growth and fulfill its referendum commitment to voters to maintain or reduce class sizes – with elementary class sizes being addressed first. Click on the headline above to read the full press release and listen to Superintendent Critz talk about the process that went into the decision.

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  • Elementary Boundary Review Process Will Address Class Sizes

    A key priority for the funding provided by the successful November 5 Alexandria Public Schools (APS) referendum was addressing class sizes. Now that the funding has been approved by the community, district leaders are establishing a process to follow through with that commitment - with elementary class sizes being addressed first. Click the headline to read the full press release.

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  • Alexandria Public Schools referendum tax impact lower than expected

    Residents of Alexandria Public Schools should see a smaller tax increase than expected next year from the school funding request approved by voters on November 5. Click on the headline to read the full press release.

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  • Alexandria School District approves contract agreement with teachers

    Alexandria Public Schools has finalized the work agreement with Education Minnesota-Alexandria (EMA) for contract period 2019-2021. Scott Heckert, Director of Human Resources, presented the agreement at the regular board meeting held on December 16, 2019. Click on the headline above to read the full press release.

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  • School district conducts superintendent search; district looking for community input

    The school board is seeking input from the community to help in the search for a new superintendent. The information collected will be used to help shape the candidate interview questions. All community members are invited to participate, and there are two opportunities to provide input. Click on the headline for a survey link and dates/times for community listening sessions.

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