The closure is meant to give districts time to figure out what instruction will look like for the rest of the school year.
The Equity and Opportunity Scholarship Act would allow donations to scholarship foundations to be credited against state income taxes. The foundations would use the money to give private school scholarships to low- and middle-income students.
Some applicants are told: Start here after going somewhere else for freshman year.
LeBron James has done his homework. As I pack my bags to visit Tanzania in support of an innovative schools initiative there, I’m thinking about his partnership with the public schools in Akron, Ohio.
To me, the time, money, and other resources spent in court would be better spent developing solutions that work for the children of Minnesota.
This pilot program largely involved busing low-income students of color — who chose to participate in the program — from Minneapolis to eight suburban school districts.
Minneapolis voters can select up to two of the five candidates running for two open at-large seats. The four candidates who pull in the most votes will advance to the general election.
As a parent and school leader, I worry about the implications of Cruz-Guzman v. State of Minnesota as the controversial case now heads to trial.
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 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.
Lax oversight of for-profit colleges, some of which specifically target vulnerable populations with misleading messages, illustrates the need for transparency.
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.
Recently, service providers have noticed a drastic change in their interaction with business leaders. Instead of asking employers for job openings, they’re begging for employees.
Summer meal programs are far-reaching in Minnesota, but they have three main limiting factors: meal distribution hosts, transportation costs and public awareness.