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Rep. JoAnn Ward (left) and Sen. Susan Kent, both Woodbury DFLers, meet with the District 833 School Board Jan. 9 to discuss the district’s legislative priorities. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)

District wants testing, school land, data issues addressed

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District 833 wants more local control in state education law, from when the school year can start to how tests are administered.

But South Washington County Schools also want lawmakers to step in and help growing districts like itself by requiring that developers set aside land for schools. It also wants the Legislature to scale back government data that can be requested by the public.


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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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