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Carlton, Cloquet tuition talks continue

Board members from Carlton and Cloquet School districts met for the first time Monday to continue discussions about a possible tuition agreement between the two schools.

A tuition agreement would guarantee that Carlton students in grades 9-12 could enroll in the larger district — at a cost to the Carlton district — if and when Carlton closes its high school.

Up to this point, only the two superintendents, business managers and the school board chair for each district have been talking.

Both boards formed subcommittees last month to help advance the discussions to the next level, as the tentati...