Talent trumps age when it comes to certain sports. That’s why parents in the Anoka-Hennepin School District say seventh and eighth graders should be allowed to try out for varsity teams.
The superintendent of Minnesota’s largest school district is clarifying a statement he made more than a year ago about a string of student suicides and apologizing to those he might have offended.
A Minnesota school district criticized in a Rolling Stone article responded Monday.
The head of the Anoka-Hennepin School Board says a proposed policy for contentious issues in the classroom is much better than earlier versions, but he’s not ready to say if he’ll support it.
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 state’s largest school district plans to stay in touch with its struggling students over the summer with a special telephone number staffed by someone who can connect students to service agencies.
A merit pay and enhanced evaluation program didn’t get the support of enough teachers in the state’s largest school district to pass.