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Rep. Sarah Anderson, R-Plymouth, weighing ways to force school districts to back off hardball tactics.
Districts want to go on building spree to meet growing enrollment and replace outdated facilities.
Budget strife is sure to complicate teacher contract talks in Minneapolis and St. Paul, where teachers are pushing for pay increases and district officials are stressing how tight their finances are.
The delay is to allow more time to explore ways to ease parental concerns.
'Working within our budget' is one aim, but no specific dollar figure given.
Online tool allows a before-and-after look at property tax changes.
Ousted superintendent to train school leaders during 2017-18 school year.
Ten new teachers hired after difficult 2016-17 school year.
In Minneapolis and St. Paul, a third of the students are now leaving for other districts. The student flight is magnifying budget pressures and transforming the racial diversity of metro-area schools.
Sweeping moves would take effect in 2019-20, if approved.