The first ballot question will ask voters to consider an $18 million increase to the existing operating levy. The second will ask them to approve a new pocket of revenue via a capital projects/technology levy.
In 2015 the state created the American Indian Education Aid program to support culturally relevant programming at districts, charter schools and tribal schools with at least 20 American Indian students.
A North Dakota district’s drive to teach competencies means eliminating age-based classrooms.
The 5.5-acre farm was started in 2013 by Trust for Public Land, the City of St. Paul and the Wilder Foundation.
The plaintiffs in the lawsuit, Cruz-Guzman v. State of Minnesota, accuse the state of enabling racial segregation in the Twin Cities’ seven-county metro area by supporting open enrollment and the creation of racially segregated charter schools.
How public school districts across Minnesota are adapting to — and embracing — rapidly diversifying student populations.
As the rural economy has evolved, so too has the University of Minnesota Extension, the public agency charged with “extending” the university’s expertise and knowledge into every corner of the state.
Justices ruled 5-4 that public employees now have the right to fully opt out of paying membership dues to labor groups that collectively bargain on their behalf.
The project is exactly the sort of experience that organizers with Girl Scouts River Valleys and Dunwoody College of Technology had envisioned when they teamed up to launch a new STEM-focused camp session.
Universal preschool has a significant positive effect on reading scores of children from low-income homes, but programs targeted to poor children do not.
Transition programs at districts across the state provide additional educational services to special-education students ages 18 to 21.
The cases were closed without any findings of wrongdoing or corrective action, often due to insufficient evidence.
Summer meal programs are far-reaching in Minnesota, but they have three main limiting factors: meal distribution hosts, transportation costs and public awareness.
Two years into his tenure, Graff reflects on his progress.
Many of the openings are reflective of the main teacher shortage areas: special education, math and science.
While two former Harrison principals call “fresh start” efforts a failure, the current principal says, “I’ll fight tooth and nail to keep this place open.”
“It’s a huge deal and it’s causing a lot of stir in the medical education world,” Patty Hobday, an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School, says of EPAC.
The money will be available for things like bullet-proof glass, metal detectors and security cameras — but not to fund any type of personnel, whether it’s school police officers or psychologists.
When Gov. Dayton proposed $138 million in one-time “emergency” funding, Republicans responded with mostly flexibility instead of the new funds he wanted. He vetoed.
Many states run out of money and aspiring low-income college students feel the pain. However, several states, including Minnesota, fund all eligible students.