WCCO Investigation: Report Card On COVID-Era Distance Learning Shows More Students Failing To Make The GradeFrom Minneapolis to Marshall, South Washington County Schools to Worthington, more than a dozen districts handed us their transcripts from the last three school years, with the goal of gauging student performance in grades 6 through 12. Our WCCO Investigation reveals a COVID-19 report card showing a greater number of students failing to make the grade.
Edina School District Returns To Class With COVID ProtocolsIt’s the first day of school for some students, many who haven’t been back in-person since last year’s pandemic.
Minnesota Students' Reading And Math Scores Slipping Amid COVID PandemicOnly 44% of students were proficient in math, down 11 percentage points from 2019, and 53% were proficient in reading, down 7 points from two years ago. Students didn’t take the tests last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Experts Weigh In On How To Ease Back-To-School AnxietyIt’s back-to-school for many in a few weeks, but after more than a year at home during the pandemic, many children returning will be burdened with feelings of anxiety.
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This Back-To-School Form You Might Not Know About Could Save You MoneyAs families are buckling down to get ready for the school year, there is a form that families receive that they don't always fill out, called the Application for Educational Benefits. Whether your child needs assistance or not, turning in this form could help their school district.
Minneapolis Public Schools To Require All Students, Staff, Visitors To Wear MasksMinneapolis Public Schools is now going to require face masks for all students, staff and visitors starting Monday, as concerns continue to grow surrounding the Delta variant's spread in Minnesota.
With Few Weeks Left Before Classes Start, St. Paul Schools Set Up Free COVID Vaccine ClinicsJust 36% of 12- to 15-year-old children in Minnesota are fully vaccinated, and only 48% of 16- and 17-year-olds are.
Teachers, Substitutes, And Bus Drivers: Staff Shortages Hit Schools Amid COVID SurgeAnoka-Hennepin Schools told parents on Tuesday that elementary students would move to distance learning because of a shortage of staff and in bus operators.
St. Paul Schools Says Distance Learning To Stay In Place Until At Least Mid-JanuaryThe district said that it would not be transitioning students from Pre-K through 12th grade to a hybrid model until Jan. 19, 2021 at the earliest.
St. Paul Public Schools To Keep Pre-K Through 2nd Grade In Distance Learning ModelSt. Paul Public Schools has announced they will keep their younger students in a distance learning model, delaying the start for hybrid learning for at least another month.