Funding opportunity faces tight timeline, controversy
One of the thorniest issues among Minnesota educators has suddenly resurfaced in Red Wing as school officials look to a new funding opportunity.
Red Wing School Board members learned Monday of a proposal could tether Gov. Tim Pawlenty's pay-for-performance plan to hundreds of millions in federal dollars.
But if board members are to position themselves for the funding, they'll have to decide quickly.
That prospect left at least one board member troubled.