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Follow along with reporters Jordan Shearer and Erich Fisher at the Rochester School Board meeting.

Community members line up to enter the School Board meeting room Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at the Edison Building in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin)
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The meeting is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.

Several groups of community members are expected to voice concerns before and during the public comment portion of the meeting.

Watch a replay of the public comments:


Jordan Shearer covers K-12 education for the Post Bulletin. A Rochester native, he graduated from Bemidji State University in 2013 before heading out to write for a small newsroom in the boonies of western Nebraska. Bringing things full circle, he returned to Rochester in 2020 just shy of a decade after leaving. Readers can reach Jordan at 507-285-7710 or
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