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In an Aug. 7, 2021 Facebook post, Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Dr. Scott Jensen called Critical Race Theory (CRT) "toxic.” However, when a group of parents from District 112 attended school board meetings in the summer of 2019 to beg the board to stop the anti-American CRT curriculum pe…

When I learned that the Eastern Carver County School District’s Attendance Area Task Force included in their recommendation a proposal that would move my son to another school, it was like the district had punched me in the gut. Pain, shock, and the force of the blow left me gasping. It has …

Rarely does a governor’s race hold so much significance as the election of Glenn Youngkin in the commonwealth of Virginia. Reclaiming that spot after a 12-year dry spell is stunning, as President Joe Biden carried Virginia by 10% in 2020. Other national races held similar impact as the voter…

We all work so hard every day to provide for our families and create a brighter future for our children. As a member of the District 112 School Board and someone who works in finance, I hope you’ll consider some perspective and data on our financial circumstances to realize just how critical…

Public education and the strength of our schools is the cornerstone of our communities. However, for the last several years it feels like public education has been the ball in a game of ping pong, each side using it as a platform to support their own interests. Please don’t let this noise sw…

I am disappointed as I read the letters in the newspaper for Oct. 14. Our nation has become great for many reasons, but a major factor has been the education of citizens and strong belief in facts, information and knowledge. Unfortunately, that history seems to be losing favor.

In a paid letter to the editor that was featured in both the Chaska Herald and the Chanhassen Villager this past week, some concerns were raised about the amount the district spends per student, as well as the inflation factor that is included with the referendum question. (“Biggest negative…

Homeowners in the Eastern Carver County School District will be expected to pay approximately $240 a year more with the upcoming referendum. The ECC School District website estimated enrollment for the 2022-23 school year is 10,825. However, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request dated …

I was distressed by the statement by the top elected officials of Carver and Chaska taking sides with the Easter Carver County School Board regarding the recent heated debate (and actions) by parents in front of the board objecting to mask mandates ("We're truly better together," Oct. 7).

There’s an inspirational poster in our district office: “I touch the future. I teach.” That quote is from Christa McAuliffe, a gifted teacher from the Space Shuttle Challenger. Those words resonate with Eastern Carver County Schools employees who invest their lives working with the youth of …

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Jensen, a Chaska family physician, according to an interview in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, is calling for civil disobedience against the COVID-19 vaccine and wearing masks. He is asking all of us to ignore vaccine and mask guidance intended to stem…

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