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Dixon to retire, ending a tenure of difficult change for Duluth schools

November 16, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Tuesday’s announcement was an emotional one for the administrator who led the crafting and execution of the district’s long-range facilities plan.
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As class sizes grow, so do concerns over learning

November 13, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

A student-to-teacher ratio of 30-1 or higher in the Duluth school district threatens to erode the learning process, educators say. Continue Reading

An emerging culture comes to class

October 18, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Thanks to an international learning program, Duluth high school students are learning about the world’s fastest-emerging culture.
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Duluth East grad now working near West Wing

August 25, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Inspired by Barack Obama’s call to service, Duluth native Zach Portilla quit college and landed a job at the White House. Continue Reading

Duluth schools almost half done

July 15, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

As the school construction projects at Denfeld and Ordean near the halfway point, the unique features at each school are beginning to reveal themselves. Continue Reading

Duluthian’s PETA path leads to Pamplona

July 7, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

A Duluth East graduate began working for PETA two months ago, and this week joined a protest in one of the world’s most violent sporting events involving animals.
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Duluth’s Rickert gets second look from Timberwolves

July 6, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

2001 Duluth East graduate Rick Rickert could don a Minnesota Timberwolves uniform depending on his performance at a mini-camp this week.
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District shifting Red Plan money

June 23, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

The changes, resulting from a series of revisions to the $296 million long-range building plan, will allow the district to shuffle money, scrapping some new buildings while throwing more money toward unexpected costs contained in other projects. Continue Reading