Schoolchildren in Minnesota and Wisconsin got a rare May snow day Thursday as a storm dropped up to 16 inches of sticky snow across a beleaguered region that was just starting to enjoy spring.
School districts across several states are rescheduling high-stakes tests that judge student proficiency and determine teachers’ pay because of technical problems involving the test administrators’ computer systems.
Every school district in Minnesota would get state funding for all-day kindergarten under an education finance bill that was approved late Tuesday by the state House.
Senate Democrats are looking to help Minnesota’s youngest students with their budget choices on education.
Treacherous driving conditions have led scores of schools and school districts to cancel classes for the day across the southern half of Minnesota.
Minnesota schools would receive state funding for all-day kindergarten and an extra $200 per pupil on average in House Democrats’ plans for education spending.
Many rural Minnesota school districts were forced to cancel several days of classes because of the tough winter. Now administrators are worried those closures will come back to haunt them as they prepare for this spring’s round of high-stakes achievement tests.
Minnesota House Democrats are planning to reveal their spending priorities for Minnesota’s public schools.
Funding for the Viking stadium has come up short at the Capitol in the past, but racino supporters say lawmakers can’t ignore it any longer.
Some Minneapolis high school students could be planning to walk out of school Monday to show their support for a faculty member who may be about to be fired.
Gov. Mark Dayton is willing to wait rather than take action to quickly deliver $800 million in back pay to Minnesota schools.
The administration of Gov. Mark Dayton is vowing to shrink the number of Minnesota students who don’t graduate from high school.
We are in the age of the two-hour snow delay. Almost every time it snows, there’s a long list of school with a late start time. Rarely do we see districts canceling classes.
A bill at the Capitol to strengthen state laws against bullying in schools has passed its first committee hurdle.
One small-town Minnesota school district is taking a unique approach to keeping students safe: The police are moving in.