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Rep. Ryan Winkler, DFL-Golden Valley, is sponsoring a House bill that would give the Crosswinds school in Woodbury to the Perpich Center for Arts Education. School District 833 wants the Crosswinds building. Photo by Danielle Killey/Forum News Service

Lawmakers question future of Crosswinds school in Woodbury

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Two Twin Cities schools' future rests in legislators' hands.

A East Metro Integration District board governing Crosswinds school in Woodbury and Harambee in Maplewood decided to give away the facilities, but Minnesota Management and Budget has ruled that the only thing it can do without legislative approval is to sell the buildings. Doing anything else needs support from three-fifths of lawmakers voting.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.