Recently, a brief overview was given on school finances with a quick update on the District's financial status as of June 30, 2018.  The visual powerpoint handouts can be found here.  Please note additional dialogue occurred at the meetings which has not been captured and stored on the website.

    Questions about the presentations can be directed to Tina Burkholder at 763.272.2015.

    School Finance 101 with End of Year Update - 2018


    Minnesota school finance is complex and hard to understand.  The Minnesota Association of School Business Officials (MASBO) developed a short informational video to provide a high level explanation of how it works.  Click here to view the video

    MASBO also created a video that gives an overview of how special education services are funded in Minnesota schools, the impact of inadequate funding, and why special education services must be fully funded.  Click here to view the video.

    Below are other school finance resources prepared by the Minnesota House of Representatives - Fiscal Analysis and Research Departments:
    Financing Education in Minnesota 2017-2018
    Minnesota School Finance - A Guide for Legislators Dec 2017