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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.
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."
School District Superintendent's adult children's failure to disclose relationship when speaking in support of controversial elementary school closure plan riles community.
South Washington County School District 833 created controversy when the School Board removed the Public Comment time from the Jan. 21, 2016 meeting agenda and also ejected two concerned parents from the meeting.
After passing an operating levy in 2013 and a building bond in 2015, Stillwater Schools ISD 833 is proposing to close three elementary schools. A parent group, "STOP BOLD COLD," has formed to oppose the district's plans.