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Stories on schools, referendums and votes

Posted at 8:45 AM on November 3, 2011 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Education

We'll be reporting and searching for insights today on next week's class of school levy referendums and how Minnesotans might vote.

Here's a look at some of the stories we're reading this morning.

-- MPR News reporter Tom Weber writes about the efforts of one key lawmaker Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, to limit school districts' ability to seek school levies from voters to even numbered years.

-- School issues are expected to dominate the discussion in Tuesday's election, the Star Tribune reports.

Here's a quick collection of op-eds and letters to the editor from around the state.

-- Duluth, a no vote

-- A businesswoman urges a yes vote in Marshall

More stories:

Any other stories or links on schools or school levy votes we should care about? Are you facing a school levy vote at the polls next week? Post below or contact us directly.


About Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.