MinnPost: Minnesota taxpayers largely said ‘yes’ to more school funding. But what does the future look like for the districts that struck out?

EXCERPT: “This fall, 98 school districts in Minnesota asked voters to approve referendums to support everything from reducing class sizes and avoiding staff cuts to investing in building upgrades, construction projects, safety improvements and technology . . . Despite the success that many districts celebrated last week, (the Minnesota School Boards Association’s Greg) Abbott took note of a pattern that’s been out of sight, out of mind for many who live in the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs: Rural districts are, disproportionately, struggling to pass voter-approved referendums. ‘They don’t have that taxbase to spread it over,’ Abbott said.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2Blb16g