Dialogue begins on Barnum budget woes
March 13, 2020
A community meeting brainstorming solutions to financial issues in the Barnum School District aimed to bring people together Wednesday, March 4.
A circle of 21 stakeholders, made up of three members of school personnel, students, parents, community members and support staff expressed their views about what needs to be changed in the Barnum School District now that the school board is discussing cuts in staff because of a deficit budget.
Facilitators Laraine and Paul Mickelson of Mickelson Consulting led the discussion using a circle process, using a restorative practices framework to help p...