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ROCHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

She fills a new post created from the restructuring of central administration.
Board member Karen MacLaughlin said one of the changes to the document is the "decriminalization of normal student behavior."
“People are really passionately committed to addressing these issues,” Superintendent Kent Pekel said. "Every student feeling safe, and that they belong in our schools, is a foundation to learning.”
Follow along with education reporter Jordan Shearer at the Rochester School Board meeting.

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One of the first assignments given to Superintendent Kent Pekel by the School Board, the completion of the strategic plan is a milestone for the district leader.
"This is the moment, right here," said Will Ruffin II, RPS director of diversity, equity and inclusion. "How we respond will let us know who we are as a district."
"In the home of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Public Schools should be driving innovation nationally," RPS Superintendent Kent Pekel said.
“That’s the good news in all this,” said RPS Finance Director John Carlson. “Nothing drastic was changed.”
Dakota Middle School is set to open for the first time during the fall of 2022.
“It’s kind of considered the Minnesota Tony Awards for teenagers,” said Mayo High School student Will Laudon.

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Follow along with education reporter Jordan Shearer at the Rochester School Board meeting.
Rochester City Council will receive update on project as anticipated application for federal funding nears
The tradition began in 2020 when a Century teacher wanted to let students know the staff still cared for them in spite of the pandemic and the disruption to schools.

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