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Board member says 'pent-up reaction' played role in failed Fargo school levy vote PressPass

FARGO – Fargo School District voters spoke Tuesday, and many of them weren’t happy. On Wednesday, School Board members said they will re-examine the district’s options after 57 percent of voters rejected the district’s request to levy up to 150 mills in property taxes for the general fund.


Voters overwhelmingly reject Fargo School District mill levy request PressPass

FARGO – The Fargo School District’s request to levy up to 150 general fund mills was easily defeated in Tuesday’s special election.


Fargo School Board accepts $13.1 million in bids for new elementary school in Ed Clapp Park PressPass

FARGO – The Fargo School Board voted 7-0 Tuesday to accept $13.14 million in bids to build an elementary school in Ed Clapp Park in the Bluemont Lakes neighborhood.


Q&A: Fargo's Tuesday mill levy vote PressPass

FARGO – Here are some of the basics on the mill levy election being held in the Fargo School District on Tuesday.


Fargo schools vote spurred by rising state revenue PressPass

FARGO – The reason that voters will go to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on how high the property tax rate can be for the public school district here can be seen in a simple pie chart.


Fargo voters go to polls Tuesday to decide on mill levy cap PressPass

FARGO – Per-student spending at Fargo’s public schools grew twice as fast between the 2003-04 and 2010-11 school years as it did nationally, a trend mirrored by the rest of North Dakota, state and federal records show.

Longtime Fargo fire marshal calls it quits after nearly 44 years PressPass

FARGO – In 1970, one of Norm Scott’s buddies read a want ad in The Forum seeking firefighter candidates.


Cheney team’s app one of eight US winners PressPass

WEST FARGO – A team of Cheney Middle School students has been named one of eight national winners in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge, the firm announced Wednesday.

Cory Steiner hired as next Northern Cass superintendent PressPass

HUNTER, N.D. – A familiar name in area K-12 education is back in school leadership ranks.


Fargo votes to prepare for nearly $28 million school bond sale PressPass

FARGO – The Fargo School District is preparing to issue nearly $28 million in bonds to pay for a new elementary school and several major school renovation projects.

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K-12 Notebook: Area students raise funds for charities PressPass

Thanksgiving may have passed on the calendar, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to be thankful about when it comes to the area’s youth.


K-12 Notebook: West Fargo teachers earn technology grants PressPass

Two groups of West Fargo teachers are among the North Dakota recipients of 2011 Teachers and Technology grants presented by the Qwest Foundation and the North Dakota Educational Technology Council last week.