Anoka-Hennepin School District
On Monday, the Road to We Day Minnesota took WCCO-TV to Northdale Middle School in the Anoka-Hennepin School District.
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.
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.
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.
Students and parents involved in a lawsuit against the state’s largest school district call Monday night’s settlement a turning point.
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.
The Anoka-Hennepin School board will vote Monday night on an agreement reached over lawsuits brought against the school district by six students.
The highly debated Anoka-Hennepin sexual orientation policy will come to a vote Monday night.
The school board in Minnesota’s largest school district tried once again Monday to craft a replacement for its policy that requires teachers to stay neutral when issues of sexual orientation come up in class.
Minnesota’s largest school district plans to rework a proposed policy on controversial topics that came under criticism.
The teachers union in Minnesota’s largest school district urged its school board Monday night to drop a proposed policy on handling controversial topics in the classroom, saying educators should be trusted to mediate student discussions about sexual orientation and other issues.
The largest school district in Minnesota is thinking about changing the way the district deals with issues surrounding bullying.
The Anoka-Hennepin School Board is set to consider on Monday night a replacement for its policies on religion and sexual orientation in the district.
Some teachers in the Anoka-Hennepin school district say new guidelines which encourage the discussion of controversial topics in the classroom could help improve the atmosphere for gay and lesbian students.
Minnesota’s largest school district is considering changes to its neutrality policy on sexual orientation, a stance that critics contend has left gay and lesbian students without protection.