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For Immediate Release: August 15, 2012

Contact: Keith Hovis, 651-582-8275 (o) 651-308-2252 (c) or

Cookies and Conversation with Commissioner Cassellius

As part of her statewide Back-to-School tour, Commissioner Brenda Cassellius will be in Moorhead on August 16 to hold a community listening session.

Community members are invited to join Commissioner Cassellius for cookies and conversation about Minnesota’s school funding system and how it meets the current needs of students and schools. The information gathered will be shared with the Commissioner’s Education Finance Working Group, a panel charged with developing recommendations to reform and improve the current school funding system.

The meeting is open to the community and will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Commissioner Cassellius will be joined by Moorhead Area Public Schools Superintendent Lynne A. Kovash and Moorhead School Board members and administrators. Cookies will be provided.

WHO: Commissioner Brenda Cassellius with Superintendent Lynne A. Kovash

WHAT: “Cookies with the Commissioner,” a community meeting on school funding

WHEN: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Probstfield Center for Education, 2410 14th St. S., Moorhead