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MOORHEAD AREA PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD

Peter Ferguson, the founder of Enrichment Operation, has helped kids in filling the gap left by an under-supported school system.
School Board candidates were of vastly varied opinion following a question about sex education, book banning and what history should be taught to students.
"Once legislators and the governor get elected, it’s hard to get them out," writes InForum columnist Jim Shaw. "They get entrenched. They have a huge advantage in their re-elections."
WDAY News received clarity from the Moorhead superintendent about proposed debt collection for student lunch accounts.

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The proposed change was part of an overhaul of the district's policies concerning meals and meal debt that was brought to the board by the district's administration for a first reading Monday night.
The so-called KLN (Ken, Lisa, Nikki) candidates are extremists, cut from the mold of the five right-wing candidates who were soundly defeated in Fargo's school board election in June. Fargo voters got it right. Now it's up to Moorhead.
"There are three frightening chaos candidates running for the Moorhead School Board," InForum columnist Jim Shaw writes. "They are Ken Lucier, Lisa Hahn and Nikki Pollock. They are anti-science, anti-LGBTQ and anti-common sense."
Registration is still open. Many of those registering to run for Moorhead School Board are focused on teacher and staff shortage issues.
Families living within 2 miles of Horizon Middle School or Moorhead High School will not be eligible to ride the bus. Elementary schools will keep the 1-mile radius.
School board member Matt Valan said he understood the frustration some families feel because he and his family experienced similar school boundary changes when he was a boy attending Moorhead schools.

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The COVID-19 pandemic brought changes in how local government entities share their work with the public.
Fargo and Moorhead public schools with no longer require masks for all grades by Feb. 14. All Fargo students will be allowed to go maskless staring Jan. 17.

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