Anoka-Hennepin School District

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Teacher Fietek launches Minn. House campaign

A teacher who spoke out for gay students during a bullying debate in the state’s largest school district says he’s running for a state House seat. Jefferson Fietek will challenge Rep. Mark Uglem, a Champlin Republican, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported.

04/18/2014

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Anoka Teachers, Admin. Reach Tentative Agreement

A tentative agreement has been reached that should prevent the possibility for teachers to go on strike in one of Minnesota’s largest school districts. On Tuesday, the Anoka-Hennepin School District’s director of communications said that the school board reached an agreement with the union representing the teachers.

04/01/2014

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Anoka-Hennepin Teachers, District Resume Contract Talks Monday

Teachers and administrators in one of Minnesota’s largest school districts will resume negotiations Monday night in an effort to avoid a possible work stoppage. Officials said the negotiating team for Anoka-Hennepin Education Minnesota, the group representing the teachers, will resume contract talks with district officials at about 5 p.m. Monday.

03/31/2014

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Anoka-Hennepin Teachers Schedule April 17 Strike Vote

A strike vote has been set by the teachers’ union in the Minnesota’s largest school district. Teachers from the Anoka-Hennepin school district will vote on April 17 on whether or not to strike. The vote will take place at the National Sports Center in Blaine.

03/18/2014

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School Make-Up Days An Uncertainty For Some Districts

The extremely cold weather means more days off for students, and more headaches for parents and schools. Tuesday marks the fifth time many schools have closed this month, including a rare, statewide shutdown by Governor Mark Dayton. For Marisa Lee’s children, Iris and William, it’s starting to feel like these cold, school-free days are becoming the norm. “They are really excited, of course. They’re loving all the days off,” Lee said.

01/27/2014

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Schools Cancel Classes Monday Due To Extreme Cold

Anoka-Hennepin School District has announced they will cancel classes for Monday, joining a number of other schools making the same decision.

01/26/2014

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Will Extreme Cold Close Schools On Monday?

More severely cold temperatures are expected to hit Minnesota on Monday, and that means school could be cancelled yet again for thousands of students. Mary Olson, spokesperson for Anoka-Hennepin Schools, says the district has received many phone calls from parents asking if schools will be closed Monday due to the predicted cold. She says the district will wait until Sunday to make the call, but they will cancel school if the weather is cold as or colder than it’s been on previous “cold days.”

01/24/2014

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Frigid Cold Cancels Classes In Twin Cities & Beyond

Frigid arctic air and brutal wind chills forecasted for Thursday have forced public schools in Minneapolis and St. Paul to cancel classes.

01/22/2014

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Anoka-Hennepin Cancels School, Activities For Thursday

With the return of bitterly cold temperatures and brutal wind chills, Anoka-Hennepin School District has announced they are canceling classes for Thursday.

01/22/2014

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Northdale Middle-Schoolers Helping Kids At Home, Abroad

On Monday, the Road to We Day Minnesota took WCCO-TV to Northdale Middle School in the Anoka-Hennepin School District.

08/21/2013

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What Plans Are In Place If A Tornado Hits MN Schools?

Near the doorway of an Anoka-Hennepin School District classroom is an emergency guide. One of the tabs reads “tornado.” Alongside the guide is also a map of the school. Some of the rooms are colored yellow to signify they are safe evacuation zones.

05/21/2013

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Whooping Cough Cases Bring New Warning

With the final few days of summer break winding down, the children will be among the 38,000 students returning to Anoka-Hennepin schools next week. But it’s a district where Pertussis booster, Tdap vaccine, will be as vital as backpacks.

08/29/2012

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Student Wears Rosary For His Grandma; School Forbids It

A 15-year-old Coon Rapids student says he wears a rosary as a necklace to feel close to his grandmother, who is suffering from breast cancer. But the Anoka-Hennepin School District told him to take the rosary off – or face the consequences.

06/06/2012

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Students ‘Pleased’ With Settlement In Bullying Suit

Students and parents involved in a lawsuit against the state’s largest school district call Monday night’s settlement a turning point.

03/06/2012

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Minn. School District Settles Bullying Lawsuits

Top officials with Minnesota’s largest school are welcoming the settlement of two lawsuits over a policy that was criticized for failing to protect students from bullying.

03/05/2012

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