SCHOOL FUNDING

Grand Forks Public Schools showcases buildings needing improvements ahead of Tuesday’s election

"Our intent is to combine the dollars that we receive to address HVAC issues, to address accessibility issues with bathrooms, to address just general disparity where we have locker rooms that aren't next to gymnasiums,"

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — The Grand Forks school board is calling on people to vote in a special election that will help fund improvements throughout the district. After failing to pass an 86 million dollar referendum in June, the Grand Forks school district is inviting parents and community members to take an up close look at why the facilities…

Governor Dayton Threatens Fate of Tax Code Bill Over School Funding

Dayton requested $138 million for 59 school districts struggling with budget deficits

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton says he won’t sign a bill squaring Minnesota’s tax code to sweeping federal changes if Republican lawmakers don’t include emergency funding for schools. Passing a so-called tax conformity bill to avoid confusion and some tax increases for people has been a major focus this year. But Dayton says schools need additional money as…