SCHOOL DISTRICT RESOURCES

Board-Approved Referendum Authority Resolutions

The following links provide model board resolutions relative to converting existing and/or creating new board-approved referendum authority. The model to be used is dependent on the amount of the current voter-approved referendum authority after the subtraction of the local optional revenue allowance of $424.

Resolution — All-New Board-Approved Referendum Authority — Under $300 in Authority

Resolution — Converting Voter-Approved Referendum Authority to a Board-Approved Referendum Authority and Authorizing New Authority — Under $300 in Current Authority

Resolution — Converting Voter-Approved Referendum Authority to a Board-Approved Referendum Authority — Over $300 in Current Authority


Discipline

U.S. Department of Education: Guiding Principles — A Resource Guide for Improving School Climate and Discipline


Funding

Financing Education in Minnesota 2016-2017

Minnesota Department of Education Grants

Minnesota Department of Education Scholarships and Recognition Programs

Staff Development Information

State Auditor: New Statement on Position on Fund Balances for Local Governments (GASB 54 Version)


Health and Wellness

School Resources for Healthy Eating

School Resources for Physical Activity


Human Resource Management

Health Insurance Transparency Act (HITA): Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Health Insurance Transparency Act (HITA): Group Insurance Bid Comparison Tool

Hiring/Rehiring the Retiree

Public Employer Health Benefits Group — Survey Summary Results for School Districts

Public Employer Health Benefits Group — Survey Summary Results for School Districts, Cities and Counties


Legislation

2012 Military Pay Law

2013 MSBA Law Summaries

Veterans' Preference Act


Miscellaneous

Data: Finding the Information You Need to Know

Minnesota House Research Department Education Resources


Organizational School Board Meeting

The First Monday in January Booklet (password-protected)

Sample Oath of Office for New School Board Members


School Board Candidate Resources

Legal Requirements for School Board Members

"Running for School Board" brochure

"Running for the School Board: A Primer for School Board Candidates" (open document and then press F5 on your keyboard to view presentation)


Student Data Privacy

Data in the Cloud: A Legal and Policy Guide for School Boards on Student Data Privacy in the Cloud Computing Era


Transgender Students

MSBA Briefing on Issues Relative to Transgender Students in Public Schools

NSBA FAQs on Transgender Students in School

Other information


Truth-in-Taxation

Minnesota Department of Revenue's Truth-in-Taxation Website

Truth-in-Taxation Instructions for Payable 2017