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Update: Superintendent wants to fire Fargo teacher for ‘immoral conduct’

Kevin Kennedy is accused of making inappropriate comments and inappropriately touching students.

Kevin KennedyFARGO (KVRR) – The Fargo School Board will hold a special meeting next week to decide whether to fire a teacher at Fargo South High School for what school officials describe as “immoral conduct.” Superintendent Rupak Gandhi will recommend that Kevin Kennedy be discharged for cause.  A special meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 5 at 12:00 p.m. According…

Fargo Public School Board approves mask mandate

FARGO (KVRR) – Face coverings for all staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status or community transmission rates will be required in Fargo Public Schools. The Fargo School Board approved the policy Tuesday.  The vote was 6-3. A letter from Superintendent Rupak Gandhi says masks are also required for all riders and drivers on Fargo Public Schools transportation, including…

Fargo School Board Votes To Censure Member Over Enrollment Allegations

The school board voted 7-2 to censure Jennifer Benson

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo School Board has voted to censure one of its own members for allegedly making false accusations against Superintendent Rupak Gandhi and a top assistant. Jennifer Benson says they intentionally withheld information about declining enrollment numbers. “What motivation would we ever have to withhold enrollment information? And then secondly, if we wanted to deliberately keep that information…

Local Bands Aim To Pay Off Fargo Public Schools Student Lunch Debt

the district has accrued over $26,000 just in 2019

FARGO, N.D. — The power of a good voice and some strong beats goes well beyond their sound. “Music has affected change in society for years and so it seemed like a natural thing,” said Jason Boynton. What seemed very unnatural to Boynton and his friends was the $26,000 in student lunch debt at Fargo Public Schools. It’s why they’re…

Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Discusses Priorities in State of the Schools Address

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Schools holds their State of the Schools address. The speech was broken into several parts, including challenges for the district, legislative priorities and vision for the future. “This is an opportunity for both the district staff and board of education to engage with the community and share and update about our schools because we understand it…

With School Year Set to Begin, Fargo Public Schools Staff Members Gather for Assembly

Staff members filled up Scheels Arena to hear from speakers and student performers

FARGO, N.D. — Staff members from Fargo Public Schools came together to celebrate the start of a new school year. Fargo Public Schools puts on the All–Staff Assembly each year to motivate the staff right before school begins. Dr. John Draper, the CEO of the Educational Research Service, was this year’s keynote speaker. As Rupak Gandhi begins his first year as…

Fargo Schools Hire Superintendent

Mr. Rupak Gandhi is currently the Assistant Superintendent for Harrison District Two in Colorado Springs, CO.

  FARGO, ND — Fargo Board of Education voted unanimously to offer the position of superintendent to Mr. Rupak Gandhi. Gandhi has accepted the position pending the negotiation of a written contract. Rupak Gandhi is currently the Research, Data and Accountability Officer (Assistant Superintendent) for Harrison School District Two in Colorado Springs, CO. Gandhi graduated from Texas A&M University with…