Plus: Kim Ellison retains seat and newcomer Sharon El-Amin wins one on Minneapolis Public Schools board.
Gaggle is used in hundreds of districts across the U.S., relying on artificial intelligence and a team of moderators to scan billions of student emails, chat messages and files each year in search of references to sex, drugs and violence.
The impact of school boards has never felt more immediate as 301 school districts hold school board elections.
For live class meetings, she has a Zoom app on her phone. But she’s hesitant to engage fully on that platform. “I prefer not putting the camera on,” she said, adding she doesn’t “want people seeing where I’m staying.”
Educators are now wondering how the experiences of kids who have done better during remote learning can be applied to improve in-person learning in the future.
How school districts across the state are sorting out the ins and outs of tracking student attendance.
Youthprise, a local nonprofit, has filed a lawsuit in federal court against DEED for barring high school students in Minnesota from receiving CARES Act funding designed for workers otherwise ineligible for unemployment benefits.
Minnesota schools have received access to three main buckets of federal funding to help get students back to school safely.
In Division III, coaches mainly choose lifestyle and security over notoriety. For coaches of St. Thomas’ 22 sports, that’s all changing.
How Minneapolis and St. Paul districts are supporting their homeless and highly mobile populations during the outset of this school year.
While anti-racism efforts have been taking shape in districts for a while now, many called for a renewed sense of urgency around it in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Meet Tom Douple, commissioner of the Summit League, one of the key players in St. Thomas’ unlikely ascension to big-time college athletics.
Hiring sprees, low endowment returns, generous benefits continued as enrollment fell.
This week a handful of Minnesota districts kicked off their new formats of part in-person, part-distanced learning.
School administrators in several metro districts are hoping a COVID-19 information dump will offer teachers some added assurances about staying safe. In some instances, though, it’s having the opposite effect.
District officials are interviewing finalists for its revamped school safety beat — and more than half have backgrounds in law enforcement.
COVID-19 rates weren’t the driving factor in Bloomington. Rather, district leaders flagged staffing limitations as a deal breaker for the hybrid model.
There are signs of growing interest in the U.S. A bill that would double the size of AmeriCorps has attracted bipartisan support.
Both the Minneapolis Public Schools district and the Red Lake School District are holding school board races.
In-person learning, a hybrid or distance learning? Districts are carefully watching county coronavirus numbers as they get ready to be nimble.