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.
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The South Washington Citizens for Progress committee that challenged the bond measure’s small-margin win in November said Monday they do not plan to appeal last week’s election contest decision in the district’s favor.
The South Washington County School Board rejected an administrative recommendation on Valley Crossing Community School attendance boundary and programming decisions.
The South Washington County School Board was scheduled to vote Thursday on a boundary plan that incorporates the district’s new elementary, Valley Crossing Community School, but is holding off amid parent and public questions about the timing of a decision on future curriculum instruction at Valley Crossing.
Five disputed ballots that could have overturned School District 833’s successful $96 million bond measure will not be counted, a judge ruled in a decision already sparking discussion of an appeal.
Opponents of the $96 million bond said they will consider appealing if a judge doesn't side with them in their election contest.
A senior judge with experience on ballot issues will hear the School District 833 bond election contest after all. Washington County Chief Judge John Hoffman decided Thursday not to change...
Four District 833 schools likely will be closed to intradistrict transfers next year due to space constraints. According to a transfer and open enrollment policy expected to be approved by...
Former East Ridge High School principal Aaron Harper may seek to have some evidence withheld in his felony theft case. Harper is charged in Washington County District Court with three...
School District 833’s bus fleet not only passed its recent state inspection, but also had a perfect safety score. Every one of the more than 140 buses and vehicles was...
South Washington County Schools wants a citizen group suing over a middle school bond vote to put up $9.3 million to cover potential project cost increases if the election contest...