Many school district leaders across Minnesota have decided to shift all students to distance learning. But St. Michael-Albertville has not for its elementary students. Here’s why.
2020 marked the 10th anniversary of Hlub Zoo, a school-based mental health program serving Hmong and other Southeast Asian students and their families.
Earlier this year, the nonprofit Youthprise offered a financial lifeline to keep clinics at the city’s three biggest high schools open — albeit one that funds the program only through the end of the year.
The Minnesota Department of Education has said the expectation is that districts find a way to keep staff on payroll, which in many cases means reassigning people.
Across the state, only 17 of 33 operating levies and only one of the five bond requests passed this fall.
A Q&A with Barb Larson Taylor, coordinator of the college’s COVID-19 Response Team, about how the fall semester is going.
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.