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Controversial Columbia Heights Board Member Decides To ResignA Columbia Heights School Board Member accused of posting anti-Muslim comments on social media has decided to resign, according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN).
Union Leader: School Board Member Should Resign After Anti-Muslim CommentsThe head of Columbia Heights' teachers union has called on an embattled school board member to denounce anti-Muslim comments attributed to him on social media or resign. Grant Nichols had admitted to Columbia Heights' school board chairman that he is responsible for comments posted to his Facebook page in early September about Muslims.
House Votes To Reduce Seniority As Teacher Layoff FactorThe Minnesota House has passed a divisive Republican bill that would minimize the role of seniority in teacher layoff decisions statewide. School boards would be required to include evaluations of teachers in layoff decisions under the proposal.
Parents, Activists Upset Over Washburn Racial IncidentA group of Minneapolis parents and community activists are expressing their anger over a racial incident.
Northfield To Discuss Changes To School CalendarThe Northfield School Board will discuss potential changes to the 2013-2014 school calendar Monday night at the high school -- a proposition that has many parents more than concerned.
SD School Official Won't Resign After Underage Party Bust The chairwoman of the Harrisburg school board says she will not step down after police busted a high-school graduation party at her home for underage drinking.
Anoka-Hennepin School District To Vote On PolicyThe highly debated Anoka-Hennepin sexual orientation policy will come to a vote Monday night.
New Duluth District Superintendent Will Make $175KThe Duluth School Board has approved a contract for its next superintendent that pays a base salary of about $175,000 per year.
Reports Finds Minnesota Law Weak On BullyingA six-month investigation of anti-bullying efforts in Minnesota schools has found a patchwork of local policies with virtually no tracking of bullying incidents and little state oversight, Minnesota Public Radio News reported Monday.
Rocori School Considers Metal DetectorsThe Rocori school board has not decided whether to install metal detectors after two weapons incidents in two weeks at the middle school.
Parents Demand Elementary Principal's DismissalDozens of parents showed up at a St. Louis Park school board meeting Monday evening to ask that an elementary school principal be removed.
Lakeville School Board Approves Budget PlanThe Lakeville school board has voted unanimously to approve a budget plan that would eliminate a number of teachers' positions and raise fees for after-school activities.
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