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Brainerd Public Schools

At a listening session Wednesday night at Forestview Middle School, community members highlighted issues with the school’s pickup and dropoff area for students. 
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Finding out about Forestview
8 hours 3 min ago
May 24, 2017
Steve Lund, director of business services for Brainerd Public Schools, addresses community members Tuesday night during a listening session at Brainerd High School. 
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Listening Session: High hopes for high school
May 24, 2017 - 6:00am
May 19, 2017
Steve Lundberg, Baxter Elementary School principal, welcomes community members to a listening session at the school Thursday night. 
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Community chats about Baxter school
May 19, 2017 - 6:00am
May 15, 2017
The sign welcoming people to the Washington Educational Services Building, where the Brainerd School Board meets. 
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School Board: Budget projections show deficit spending
May 15, 2017 - 11:39am
Brainerd High School student council members Laura Wadsten (left) and Anna Dillon address the Brainerd School Board Monday night. 
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School Board: Committee meetings could be closed to public
May 15, 2017 - 11:24am
May 12, 2017
Brainerd Public Schools Superintendent Laine Larson addresses community members during a listening session Thursday night at Lowell Elementary School. 
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Learning more about Lowell
May 12, 2017 - 10:00am
May 10, 2017
Garfield Kindergartner Calia Niemi  watches the facilitators Tuesday night while her grandparents Jim and Lana Yaunick offer suggestions at a Brainerd Public Schools listening session at Garfield Elementary School. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Community contributes at school sessions
May 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 8, 2017
Harrison Elementary School Principal Cathy Nault Tuesday stands at a desk in an office converted from a janitor’s closet at the school. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Harrison: Coming together for a community school
May 8, 2017 - 12:43pm
May 6, 2017
Reader Opinion: Public education 101
May 6, 2017 - 8:30am
Brainerd Public Schools Superintendent Laine Larson (left) places notes on a board during a listening session Tuesday at Harrison Elementary School. Also pictured is facilitator Eric Kaiser from Foster, Jacobs and Johnson. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
School officials present process background, history
May 6, 2017 - 6:00am
May 5, 2017
Students from the Brainerd Area Education Center pose for a photo during a recent Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs STARS Spring Events Competition in Bloomington. 
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Students compete in education events
May 5, 2017 - 5:30am
May 2, 2017
Brainerd Schools quizzes public on new development plans
May 2, 2017 - 7:15am
April 25, 2017
A news release touts Blueprint 181 as a process to engage area residents in the development of a facilities plan that addresses the education, health and safety need of district students and staff.
School district launches website
April 25, 2017 - 7:30am
April 18, 2017
Kevin McMenimen, the transportation director at Brainerd Public Schools, talks about changing the district's transportation walking boundary from one mile to three-tenths of a mile.
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Brainerd School Board: Change to bus policy approved
April 18, 2017 - 7:00am
Brainerd Public Schools Director of Business Services Steve Lund talks about the revisions for the 2017 fiscal year budget.
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Brainerd School Board: School still operating with deficit spending
April 18, 2017 - 6:30am