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Among cuts, board protects German in Farmington schools


What do you do with a teacher when she doesn't have a class to teach?

It's a question the Farmington School District will have to answer following a pair of votes that put three teachers on what the district calls an unrequested leave of absence but preserved the position of Farmington High School German teacher Cheryl Wason.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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