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YES: Voters Believed the Future is in Our Classrooms

Voters supported and approved both levy questions Nov. 8

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Question 1: Learning Needs

 

Passed 54.42% yes to 45.58% no
(unofficial results = 31,784 yes votes, 26,620 no votes)

Operating levy, which pays for day-to-day learning and instructional needs. Funding would also continue and expand: 

  • Individualized learning, 
  • Academic interventions,  
  • Scholar mental health needs, and
  • Other critical classroom supports.
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Question 2: Technology Needs

 

Passed 50.20% yes to 49.80% no
(unofficial results = 27,884 yes votes, 27,663 no votes)

Technology levy, which pays for classroom learning technology, infrastructure systems and needed support staff. Funding would additionally prioritize:  

  • School safety and security technology,
  • Tools and systems for all scholars, and 
  • Digital learning spaces at schools.

Question 1:
Learning Needs

Operating levy, which pays for day-to-day learning and instructional needs. Funding would also continue and expand: 

  • Individualized learning, 
  • Academic interventions,  
  • Scholar mental health needs, and
  • Other critical classroom supports.

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Question 2:
Technology Needs

Technology levy, which pays for classroom learning technology, infrastructure systems and needed support staff. Funding would additionally prioritize:  

  • School safety and security technology,
  • Tools and systems for all scholars, and 
  • Digital learning spaces at schools.

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New Strategic Plan Leading Our Bold Future

Family, staff and community input recently helped to improve the mission, vision, core values and strategic direction of the district These enhancements will:

  • Bring Osseo Area Schools to the next level of excellence, and
  • Give families the educational experience they desire and deserve.

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Your Vote Matters


 

 

82%
GOOD OR EXCELLENT ON THE
QUALITY OF EDUCATION

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86%
ALL OR MOST SCHOLAR
NEEDS ARE BEING MET

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87%
TRUST THE DISTRICT DOES
WHAT IS RIGHT FOR SCHOLARS

 

 

2022 community survey results

Completed by the Morris Leatherman Company in January 2022

 

 

86%
ARE PROUD OF OUR SCHOOLS AND
WOULD RECOMMEND THEM TO OTHERS

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83%
IMPORTANT FOR SCHOLARS TO
EFFECTIVELY USE TECHNOLOGY

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81%
THINK THE DISTRICT HAS RESPONSIBLY
SPENT PAST REFERENDUM FUNDS

 

 

 

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Requests an increase in the district’s operating levy, which pays for day-to-day learning and instructional needs. If approved by voters, it would provide an additional $7 million annually for the district to continue and expand individualized learning, academic interventions, student mental health needs and other critical classroom supports.

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Requests an increase in the district’s capital project levy for technology. This pays for classroom learning technology, infrastructure systems and needed support staff. If approved by voters, it would provide an additional $2.3 million annually for the district to additionally prioritize school safety and security technology, tools and systems for all scholars and digital learning spaces throughout schools.

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