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Willlie Jett: St. Paul Schools
Willlie Jett: St. Paul Schools
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School Board Set to Approve New Superintendent’s Contract

The school board will vote on the contract for new superintendent Willie Jett.

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Bruce Watkins
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Public Meetings Announced For Superintendent Search

St. Cloud -- St. Cloud area school officials are beginning to narrow down the candidates for the next superintendent. A special board meeting will be held tonight (Tuesday) to select candidates to be interviewed for the open position

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Study: Unintended Consequences of Open Enrollment [AUDIO]

A new study from the University of Minnesota says the state's open enrollment policy may have an unintended consequence. The study says it has increased racial segregation in Twin Cities area and St. Cloud school districts.

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Area Schools Plan, Prepare for Students in Wake of School Shooting [AUDIO]

Area superintendents want to reassure parents that their children are safe at school. This is the first day of classes since last Friday's deadly school shooting in Connecticut.

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St. Cloud School Board Hires Superintendent Search Firm

The St. Cloud Area School Board has chosen a search firm, to look for the district's next superintendent. The company "School Exec Connect" will be paid $19,500, plus expenses not to exceed $3,500.

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Superintendent Bruce Watkins Announces His Retirement – Again

St. Cloud Superintendent Bruce Watkins has announced his retirement - again. Watkins says he informed the school board of his decision during last (Thursday) night's meeting.

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Clark Field, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Clark Field, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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What Will Happen to Clark Field? Tough Decisions Ahead [AUDIO]

What will become of Clark Field? That's the question facing the St. Cloud Area School Board and district officials. Superintendent Bruce Watkins announced over the weekend that all Tech varsity games have been move to Husky Stadium because of mold and water damage to the 70-year-old facility.

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Superintendent Bruce Watkins and School Board Member Jerry VonKorf talk to Talahi parents. (Abby Faulkner)
Superintendent Bruce Watkins and School Board Member Jerry VonKorf talk to Talahi parents. (Abby Faulkner)
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Parents, Administration Spar Over Talahi Principal Turnover [AUDIO]

An emotionally-charged Monday night at Talahi Community School, as parents and teachers demanded to understand the recent reassignment of Principal Paula Foley to Westwood Elementary School after only one year in the school.

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District Weighs Options to Ease Overcrowding at Madison [AUDIO]

The St. Cloud Area school board has narrowed their options in an effort to alleviate overcrowding at Madison Elementary. Superintendent Bruce Watkins says they had nine options on the table and have reduced that down to three.

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Watkins Anxious for NCLB to End [AUDIO]

Minnesota schools will soon be exempt from the strict federal standards of No Child Left Behind. Our state is one of 10 being granted a waiver by President Barack Obama.

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