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Report to state says parents aren’t satisfied; district adopts action plan Parents of Native American students in Osseo Area Schools say the district’s American Indian education program doesn’t meet their expectations. In a mandatory report to the state, the district’s American Indian Education Parental Advisory Committee recently submitted a “resolution of non-concurrence.” “The parents were [...]

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Premium increase of 10.6 percent triggered change When HealthPartners told Osseo Area Schools its insurance premiums would increase 10.6 percent next year, the district said that was unacceptable. Now the district plans to follow a slew of Minnesota districts moving away from traditional health insurance plans. In the next two years the district expects to [...]

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Education department tells Osseo Area Schools it will have to look elsewhere for technology funding Osseo Area Schools will not be able to levy a $1.5 million integration technology levy next year as the school board had hoped. In January district staff recommended the board seek authority from the Minnesota Department of Education to collect [...]

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Perhaps the fifth time will be the charm for the Osseo School District’s attempt to sell the Orchard Lane Elementary building – which now houses the charter school Odyssey Academy – in Brooklyn Center. The school board unanimously approved a purchase agreement April 9 that would sell the property for a an initial price of [...]

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Henke withholds support for operating levy The Osseo School Board wants a redo. Voters narrowly rejected two levies they were asked to approve last fall, but the school board plans to try again in November. At an April 9 work session, board members agreed to seek a capital projects levy for technology, as well as [...]

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About $3.1 million in reductions will be effective next school year The Osseo School Board approved $3.1 million in specific budget reductions for next school year at its March 5 meeting. The board had previously agreed to pursue only the first of four levels of potential cuts next school year with the remaining cuts on [...]

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Technology levy question is likely but operating levy question is uncertain Most members of the Osseo School Board favor once again asking voters to approve both an operating levy and a tech levy this November. District voters narrowly rejected a five-year operating levy and a 10-year technology levy last fall. The operating levy would have [...]

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