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Minnesota School District Accused of Conflicts of Interest and “Significant Wrongdoing”

A third lawsuit has been filed against Stillwater School District ISD 834.

Stillwater School Board Votes 5-2 to Close Elementary Schools; Lawsuits Imminent

Stillwater School District school board members vote 5-2 to close three elementary schools. Lawsuits by two community groups have been threatened or filed against the closures.

UPDATE: Superintendent Proposes Delaying Elementary School Closure Vote

Stillwater School District Superintendent Denise Pontrelli is recommending the board delay the vote to close three elementary schools until March 3, 2016. The opposition groups oppose the delay; request the board to reject the delay and Vote NO on the plan at the Feb. 11, 2016 meeting.

Close Three Elementary Schools? Not So Fast: Legal Action Possible Against...

A Minnesota school district faces possible legal action by citizens opposed to the proposed closure of three elementary schools. Stating that the district has lost the "fundamental trust of the citizens," the group claims that a lawsuit would be "designed to protect everyone in the district from arbitrary, rushed and capricious overreach by the board and district leadership."

Judge Denies ISD #833’s Motions for Dismissal in $96 Million Bond...

UPDATED: $96 Million Bond election contest back in court Monday, Jan. 4, 2016: Judge will heard arguments on ballots on January 4, 2016, and will have the decision to the parties by the end of the week.

UPDATE: Canvassing Board Passes $96 Million Dollar Bond Question by Five...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Cottage Grove, Minnesota The South Washington County District 833 Question Two Recount Canvassing Board met at the District Service Center Wednesday morning...

19 Challenged Ballots, No’s Gain 2, Yes Gain 1 – SWC...

South Washington County School District 833 recounted the ballot question #2 votes on Friday resulting in the "yes" votes gaining one, the "No" votes gaining two, and 19 challenged ballots going to the Canvassing Board on Wed., Nov. 25.