The first attempt to remove Dr. Dixon in Faribault

From a May 12, 2000 story in the Faribault Newspaper. The vote failed 3-4.

“Community member Steve Yewell disagreed, speaking against the contract renewal and labeling the board’s decision a harbinger of ‘tension and resentment for three more years.’ He contended that falling enrollment in Faribault Public Schools – a fact cited by the board as contributing to recent budget shortfalls – were no ‘accident or statistical fluke.’ He said they reflected a rising tide of parents choosing private education for their children.”

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