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Learn About the Nov. 2 Ballot and Attend Upcoming Information Sessions


SoWashCo Schools faces inadequate state funding, increasing educational costs, continued budget cuts and the need for enhanced technology as a tool for learning. To help, SoWashCo Schools is asking voters to consider a school funding increase with two questions on the Nov. 2 ballot.

Question 1 - Stability

Question 1 will ask voters to consider revoking the 2015 and 2017 operating levies to create a new operating levy that increases funds from $1,536.60 to $1,886.60 per student. The funds would include an annual increase at the rate of inflation for 10 years.

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Question 2 - Technology

Question 2 will ask voters to revoke the current capital projects levy and create a new levy for technology. The increase would raise an additional $3 million per year for improved instructional technology, tech support, maintenance for student devices and enhanced technology infrastructure like wifi and networks. 

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Community Information Sessions

Join us for one of two community information sessions about the levy questions on the Nov. 2 ballot. If approved by voters, increased school funding will allow us to focus on financial stability and technology for our kids. 
 

Virtual Community Information Session (via Zoom)

  • Monday, Oct. 11 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • To join the virtual session, please click the “Join Session” link at the scheduled meeting time

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In-person Community Information Session

  • Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 6-7 p.m.
  • Oltman Middle School (Auditorium) 
    • 6625 Goodview Ave. S., Cottage Grove, MN