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District students exceed averages on state tests
The percentage of District 196 students who scored proficient on state reading, math and science tests exceeded statewide averages for all grades tested in spring 2014, according to results of the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs) released by the Minnesota Department of Education Aug. 26.
 
District tops nation-leading state ACT average
District 196 high school students scored more than a full point higher than the nation-leading Minnesota average on the ACT college admissions test in 2014, according to results released Aug. 20. The District 196 average composite score was 24.1, compared to a state average of 22.9 and national average of 21.0.
 
Back-to-school meeting schedules available
District 196 elementary schools, middle schools and high schools have all scheduled back-to-school open houses, orientation sessions and/or information nights that will be held in August and September. To view the list of scheduled meetings by school, click here.
 
Task force to identify strategic facilities needs
Superintendent Jane K. Berenz has tasked a group of administrators and school principals to review facilities and equipment in District 196 and identify needs to support the district's strategic goals over the next five to 10 years. School Board members authorized Berenz to move forward with the Strategic Planning Facilities and Equipment Task Force at their semi-annual planning meeting July 28.
 
New technology plan begins with beta classrooms
Implementation of the district's new learning and technology plan begins this fall with 1-to-1 access in 46 beta classrooms spread throughout the district. Each student in these classrooms will be issued a district-owned iPad mini that they will be using for daily instruction at school and for homework. The 46 beta classrooms are led by 11 elementary, 15 middle school and 20 high school teachers who were selected by application last spring.
 
Parents asked to update family information online
All parents and guardians of a child attending school in District 196 this year are asked to review and update their family, health and emergency contact information for each child before the first day of school Tuesday, Sept. 2. Parents can start the update simply by accessing their SchoolView family account and they will be prompted to complete the update. To view a short tutorial that walks through the process of updating this information in SchoolView, click here.
 
Budget Advisory Council will meet September 10
The District 196 Budget Advisory Council (BAC) will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the District Office in Rosemount. The Sept. 10 meeting will include overviews of the district financial plan and the start of the school year, along with a review of the OPEB investment policy and an update on the 2013-14 audit and levy certification process.
 
District continues financial reporting excellence
For the 12th year in a row, District 196 earned the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). This year's certificate recognizes excellence in the preparation and issuance of the district's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2013.
 

The district’s 18 elementary schools buzzed with activity August 19 and 20 during summer literacy assessments. Every elementary student had the opportunity to meet their teacher and take a literacy assessment to determine their reading level. The assessments provide valuable data that allow teachers to provide targeted instruction based on each student’s needs. While students met with their teachers, parents updated contact information and health documents, signed up for volunteer opportunities and completed other back-to-school tasks. School starts Tuesday, September 2.

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