With your continuing commitment to the children of Saint Paul we'll be able to continue critical programs and services such as:
2012 Referendum for Strong Schools, Strong Communities
On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, the voters of Saint Paul approved the Saint Paul Public School District's 2012 Strong Schools, Strong Communities excess property tax levy referendum. The measure received more than a 60 percent majority. The referendum will provide revenue to continue the progress we have made around better preparing elementary students for success and secondary students for higher education. Equally important is investing in our students’ future by empowering teachers with tools to deliver technology-enhanced instruction that meets the varied learning needs of students. Watch the video below for more about the referendum.
2012 REFERENDUM AT-A-GLANCE
REFERENDUM FUNDING WILL PROVIDE:
CONTINUED EARLY EDUCATION/SCHOOL READINESS - $10M
CONTINUED K-12 EDUCATIONAL CLASS IMPACTS - $14M
CONTINUED SPECIALIZED LEARNING - $6M
LEARNING TRANSFORMED BY NEW TECHNOLOGY - $9M
Improve student learning and engagement through technology – supported instruction in all schools - see Learning transformed by Technology
TOTAL - $39 million
2012 REFERENDUM GOALS
Saint Paul Public Schools is proud of its students’ progress over the past six years thanks to voter-approved 2006 referendum funds. The positive academic momentum of our students requires that funding for these programs and services continues:
Read this information in Hmong, Karen, Somali and/or Spanish
On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, the voters of Saint Paul approved the Saint Paul Public School District's 2012 Strong Schools, Strong Communities excess property tax levy referendum. The measure received more than a 60 percent majority.
Click to view the Referendum at a Glance in English, Hmoob, Karen, Soomaali and/or Español
Frequently Asked Questions
Click here to view the Superintendent's presentations to the Board of Education July, 17, 2012.
Click here to view the SPPS District profile.
Watch the video below to learn more about technology in SPPS.
Click here to view a video of the Superintendent's 2012 Referendum Presentation.
Click here for the Superintendent's presentation to the Board of Education July 10, 2012.
Click here for the Superintendent's presentation to the Board of Education June 19, 2012.
Click here for the Superintendent's presentation to the Committee of the Board on June 12, 2012.
Click here for additional information on the planning survey of St. Paul voters that was conducted last spring.
Click on the links below to learn how 2006 referendum investments benefit SPPS students.
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