Anoka-Hennepin School District
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.
The latest survey found that more than 1,400 people are homeless in Anoka County, and nearly 600 are children in families. Even more startling is the increase in young adults ages 18 to 21 who are homeless.
Voters heading to the polls Tuesday will be making decisions about their local schools and their own taxes.
Voters in one-third of Minnesota’s school districts will vote Tuesday on whether they should give more money to their schools.
A group of high school math teachers have saved the Anoka-Hennepin school district about $175,000 by creating their own online textbook.
After Tammy Aaberg’s 15-year-old son, Justin, killed himself last year after enduring anti-gay bullying, she made it her mission to tell his story and protect other gay and lesbian teens.
This fall voters in 130 communities statewide will be asked to go to the polls to vote on more money for schools.
The mother of a young gay teen who killed himself last year delivered a petition to the staff of GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann.
The case involves charges of the way gay students and others in Anoka-Hennepin say they were treated at school.
The Anoka-Hennepin School District has taken a lot of criticism for its policy dealing with the sexual orientation of students. Now, the district faces two federal civil rights lawsuits.
The Anoka-Hennepin School District is being sued again over the alleged bullying of a gay or lesbian student.