Embattled Minneapolis Schools Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson has abruptly resigned. The Minneapolis School Board accepted Johnson’s resignation at its meeting Tuesday. Johnson, who did not attend the meeting, plans to stay in her position through the end of January.
The superintendent of St. Paul Public Schools has apologized for a tweet she sent out after the grand jury’s decision in Ferguson, Missouri.
Days ahead of a vote that could lead to a strike, hundreds of teachers and supporters rallied in St. Paul at a school board meeting on Tuesday night. St. Paul teachers have announced they will hold a strike vote on Feb. 24. If teachers authorize a strike, teachers would have to wait 10 days before walking off the job.
In response to a strike vote scheduled, St. Paul Public Schools Superintendent Valerie Silva announced plans to cancel classes and lay off 2,500 nonunion workers if teachers walk off the job.
4th day of school closings due to Extreme Cold…..are more to come? Listen to the Superintendent of Anoka Hennepin District talk with John Hines by clicking the link above.
Minnesota’s largest school districts aren’t taking any chances with this bone-chilling cold. Anoka-Hennepin, Minneapolis, and St. Paul Public Schools will all be closed again Tuesday. The superintendents say it’s just too cold for students to wait for buses or walk to school.
A school superintendent in North Dakota who resigned after being caught carrying a handgun to school said Wednesday that he worried about the safety of himself and others at the school because of a confrontation with a student.
Just weeks before the start of the school year, there is another shake-up in leadership at Minneapolis Wasburn High School. Patrick Exner has been dismissed as principal after less than a week on the job after being accused of altering test scores for three students at his previous school, Ubah Medical Academy.
This Monday marks the first day back in the classroom for thousands of kids in the Twin Cities. It’s the first day of school in Minneapolis.
The superintendent of the Duluth Public Schools is on leave after records showed he was working without a license.
The Duluth School Board has approved a contract for its next superintendent that pays a base salary of about $175,000 per year.
Mayors and superintendents from three of Minnesota’s largest school districts are criticizing a Republican-sponsored education bill moving through the Legislature.
About 100 teachers in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District were notified this week that they may not have jobs next year.
A former northern Minnesota school superintendent accused of fondling a teenage boy has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.