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Special education may be squeezing classrooms and costing districts money, as two days of News Tribune coverage reported last month, but it has been invaluable to our family.
Sunday, April, 14, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
John "Jack" Goodell, 82, died on Easter Sunday, March 31.
Sunday, April, 14, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - None
Theresse “Emerald” Kregness, 96, of Greysolon Plaza, our jewel of a mother, died Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Solvay Hospice House.
Thursday, March, 28, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - None
Several months ago, ISD 709 began a community-wide conversation on local education, inviting the public to “think kids” as we take on challenges ranging from budgets to curriculum to school climate.
Tuesday, March, 26, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
Under a little-known state rule, Duluth and other districts pay the costs for special education students who open-enroll to other school districts — often with no say in how those students will be educated.
Monday, March, 25, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Then a principal at Homecroft elementary, Bill Gronseth saw with absolute clarity what studies had been touting for years: All-day kindergarten, as opposed to just half-days, gave kids a jump-start on learning and led to remarkable academic success.
Sunday, March, 24, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Duluth used $8 million from its general fund last year to pay for special education programs required — but not paid for — by the state and federal governments. That meant taking $800 of state funding from each student and putting it toward special education.
Sunday, March, 24, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
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Sunday, March, 10, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Community
A little over a week ago, I attended the Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol event.
Tuesday, February, 26, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
The pension fund for Duluth teachers is one of the worst-funded in the state for public employees, with only 63 cents in the bank for every dollar it will need to pay out.
Sunday, February, 24, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
500 — Property tax rebate, in dollars, for Duluth homeowners
Saturday, February, 23, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
News Tribune, Feb. 20, 1973
Wednesday, February, 20, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Chefs from some of Duluth’s most popular fine restaurants will be serving up dishes during an upcoming fundraiser.
Saturday, February, 16, 2013 - Duluth Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
The people of this town deserve to know the truth about the Duluth public school district.
Sunday, February, 03, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Richard “Dick” Adolph Hill, 84, of Las Vegas, formerly of Duluth, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in his home after a long courageous battle with bone cancer.
Sunday, February, 03, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - None
As an educator, I am inspired by the astonishing depth and breadth of what Martin Luther King called on us to do to ensure a better world for all children.
Tuesday, January, 29, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
It’s about time. That’s the common sentiment shared by friends, family members and colleagues of the late Vance Hopkins following last week’s announcement that the longtime Duluth educator is this year’s recipient of the Drum Major for Peace Award.
Sunday, January, 27, 2013 - Duluth Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
News Tribune, Jan. 24, 1973 The Duluth Steam Corp. yesterday was granted a variance from county air pollution regulations by the St. Louis County Board of Health.
Thursday, January, 24, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Duluth Public Schools Superintendent Bill Gronseth has held his position for one year, and Tuesday he gave a state of the district address filled with what he called “quiet optimism.”
Wednesday, January, 23, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Can you imagine if it was your son or daughter, your sister or brother, or your classmate who was gunned down while sitting in class or while working in school? The grief and anguish would be unbearable. As removed as we were in the Northland from the tragedy in far-off Newtown, Conn., my wife and I watched the news coverage with tears in our eyes.
Sunday, January, 20, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion