Jerry Sparby was principal of Cold Spring Elementary in 2003, when a student at nearby ROCORI High School shot and killed two classmates.
Students can’t make up pandemic losses if they aren’t in class. Yet in many schools, 1 in 4 — or fewer — students show up on a regular basis.
The High School for Recording Arts teaches core subjects through a musical lens, helping students develop skills and agency to tackle real-world issues.
No. Nationwide, college tuition has increased about three times as much as inflation since Ronald Reagan’s presidency ended in January 1989.
No. On average over the last decade, Minnesota’s scores for fourth and eighth grade math and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress have been slightly higher than Iowa’s.
“If we want to safeguard our children’s futures, we must protect their personal data,” First Lady Jill Biden said.
The Education Department will launch a coordinating council to provide formal collaboration between government officials and district leaders to help schools strengthen their cybersecurity capabilities in the face of attacks.
Yes. In establishing new social studies standards for middle school students on July 19, 2023, the Florida Board of Education included mention of enslaved people developing skills.
A Wisconsin district could owe hours of instruction to a transgender student after reducing their class schedule to three days a week to prevent further harassment, according to a recent federal civil rights resolution.
State corrections officials hope that by 2026, the Transformation and Re-entry through Education and Community will serve some 1,000 incarcerated Minnesotans interested in pursuing associate degrees.
A three-year pilot program aims to support districts as ransomware gangs hack into their systems and steal highly sensitive records.
No. It is not unconstitutional to teach about the Bible in public schools. This extends to all religions and religious texts.
America’s milk producers worry about the type of milk schools serve, amid a decades-long decline in milk sales. New competition from oat, soy, and almond milk is taking an increasing share of the beverage market from cow’s milk.
Minnesota’s 11 tribes are among those seeking compensation for the land that is now a great part of the University of Minnesota’s holdings.
Yes. The U.S. Supreme Court’s June 29, 2023, ruling striking down affirmative action in college admissions includes a footnote that exempts military academies.
Yes. The U.S. Supreme Court’s June 29, 2023, ruling striking down affirmative action in college admissions did not address using legacy as a preference in admissions.
At Minneapolis Community and Technical College, more than 10% of students are parents, who are able to get support for everything from child care to food to help managing their workloads.
Yes. During the 2022-23 school year, Minnesota had 75 schools that had a 0% proficiency rate in math, according to a spokesperson for the Minnesota Department of Education.