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Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, responds to a presentation about School District 833’s priorities for the 2014 legislative session during a Jan. 9 meeting of the School Board and area lawmakers. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)

School District 833 legislative priorities include testing, school land, public data issues

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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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