Anoka-Hennepin Taps Debt Collectors For Overdue Lunch MoneyThe Anoka-Hennepin School District is racking up serious debt for unpaid school meals. Noah Atlas, director of child nutrition, says the district has seen student meal debt increase by 50 percent in the last few years.
Anoka Teachers, Admin. Reach Tentative AgreementA 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.
Schools Cancel Classes Monday Due To Extreme ColdAnoka-Hennepin School District has announced they will cancel classes for Monday, joining a number of other schools making the same decision.
Parents File Complaints To Get Young Athletes On Varsity TeamsTalent 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.
Anoka-Hennepin Head Refines Statement On Suicides 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.
Anoka-Hennepin Responds To ‘School of Hate’ ArticleA Minnesota school district criticized in a Rolling Stone article responded Monday.
Minn. School Board Hears New Draft Policy 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.
Opposition To Anoka-Hennepin Controversial Topics PolicyThe 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.
Anoka Schools Helps Struggling Students In SummerThe 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.
Anoka-Hennepin Teachers Reject Merit Pay ProgramA merit pay and enhanced evaluation program didn't get the support of enough teachers in the state's largest school district to pass.