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Red Wing School Board
January 25, 2015
New vote, same result
The Red Wing School Board has officially voted on one part of the budget reconciliation process after a motion, vote, a rescinded motion and another vote. A motion was made during last week’s special meeting to move forward with an early retirement incentive, but board members...
January 25, 2015 - 9:00pm
Savings start with consolidation
With the Goodhue County Education District’s consolidation to one building in the fall, Supt. Karsten Anderson said Red Wing Public Schools will save money. Where those savings will be and what they will be, however, has yet to be determined. Anderson said special education is...
January 25, 2015 - 11:00am
January 24, 2015
TBMS, RWHS linked in cuts
When it comes to budget reductions at the middle school and high school level, cuts at one building will likely affect cuts at the other, Supt. Karsten Anderson said at Tuesday’s School Board meeting. After adjusting his recommended teacher cuts at the elementary level from five...
January 24, 2015 - 8:00pm
School Board delays consensus on elementary cuts
Supt. Karsten Anderson said Tuesday that his initial recommendation for number of teacher cuts at the elementary level has changed. Anderson said he revised his plan to cut four, not five, teachers in kindergarten through fourth grade and recommended the teaching position be kept...
January 24, 2015 - 8:00am
Red Wing School Board briefs
Custodial contract approved Close to one and a half years after negotiations began on the contract for custodial workers in Red Wing Public Schools, the Red Wing School Board approved the 2013 through 2016 labor agreement Tuesday. Supt. Karsten Anderson said the group will receive...
January 24, 2015 - 7:00am
January 15, 2015
District moves forward in seeking early retirements
The Red Wing School Board put its support behind early retirement incentives for eligible teachers by a 5-2 vote Monday night despite some question as to whether the vote was allowable at the special meeting. The retirement incentive, which is set at a one-time payment of $10,000...
January 15, 2015 - 11:00am
Board reaches agreement on week 1 talks
With all the numbers not yet nailed down, the Red Wing School Board reached a tentative consensus Monday on the three budget areas discussed at its Jan. 5 meeting to begin the second straight week of budget talks. The board moved forward with the majority of budget cuts set by Supt....
January 15, 2015 - 8:00am
January 14, 2015
Staff defends small class sizes
In front of around 80 people at Monday’s Red Wing School Board meeting, many of whom were elementary teachers, Supt. Karsten Anderson said...
January 14, 2015 - 9:00am
January 8, 2015
Specific, pointed questions start on school budget
Red Wing School Board began the budget reconciliation process Monday night nearly an hour into board members Bethany Borgschatz’s and Arlen Dierck’s first meeting. Supt. Karsten Anderson said it was his responsibility to present the board with multiple options for the reduction...
January 8, 2015 - 5:00pm
January 4, 2015
School Board begins budget talks
On Monday at City Hall, the Red Wing School Board is set to begin the heavy lifting of a recommended $1.6 million in reductions from the 2015-16 district budget. Supt. Karsten Anderson laid out his budget reconciliation plan at a special meeting Dec. 18 and the board will discuss...
January 4, 2015 - 8:00am
December 3, 2014
Flashing warning signs now on two rural intersections
Two rural intersection conflict warning systems have been activated in Goodhue County, joining a system of six already in place in the southeastern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The systems are at Highway 56 and County Road 9 at Wangs, and Highway...
December 3, 2014 - 12:00pm
District talks taxes
Brad Johnson, finance director of Red Wing Public Schools, told the School Board Monday that, at its maximum, the levy will decrease this coming year by about $187,000 from the previous year. The school district will set a general 2015 tax levy on Dec. 15. Johnson noted during...
December 3, 2014 - 8:00am
October 9, 2014
Facilities discussion begins for School Board
Kevin Johnson, director of grounds, facilities and technology for Red Wing Public Schools, said Monday night that the district’s list of maintenance needs is close to $50 million. Johnson led a workshop Monday night as part of the board’s continuing discussion surrounding the...
October 9, 2014 - 10:00am
October 8, 2014
Red Wing School Board briefs
School Facility Task Force report accepted by board The Red Wing School Board voted to accept the School Facility Task Force report with a unanimous roll-call vote Monday night. The report proposed a general framework from which the board can continue to move forward with the facility...
October 8, 2014 - 8:00am
September 6, 2014
Red Wing School Board briefs
Hunger Free Kids Network hopes to increase participation Maureen Nelson told Red Wing School Board Tuesday night that ensuring children don’t go hungry goes beyond the school district “We feel this isn’t just a school issue, this is a community issue that kids aren’t being...
September 6, 2014 - 10:00am