As The School Year Approaches, Parents Still Have Questions About Supporting Their Child's EducationWe've gotten hundreds of questions from those asking for information about the upcoming school year.
Parents Prepare For How Districts Will Have To Make The Call This FallFor a district to reopen, it first has to look at the COVID-19 case numbers in its county for the last two weeks. That determines whether it can open for full in-person learning.
Gov. Walz Says School Districts To Make Decisions On Learning Models For Fall With Guidance From Health OfficialsGov. Tim Walz announced Thursday that each local school district will have the authority to make a decision on which school-learning model to implement for the 2020-21 school year, with guidance from health officials.
Most Classes At University Of Minnesota Will Be Taught Online This FallThe University of Minnesota is planning on holding most of its classes online this fall
Mpls. Public Schools Superintendent Shares Preferred Plan For School This FallOut of roughly 12,000 district parents surveyed recently, a hybrid of distanced and in-person learning was preferred, followed by distance learning and then in-person.
With Distanced Learning Still A Possibility For Fall, Much Of Minnesota Still Lacks High-Speed InternetNo matter what's announced on Thursday, districts are again preparing for internet service to again be an important piece.
Teachers Conflicted About Returning To In-Person Classes This FallGov. Tim Walz has said there are three scenarios being considered here in Minnesota: students returning to in person learning, distance-only learning, or a hybrid model.
MDE Survey Finds 64% Of Minnesota Parents Feel Comfortable Sending Their Students Back To School This FallA majority of Minnesota parents say they feel comfortable sending their students back to school this fall, according to a survey from the Minnesota Department of Education.
Minnesota State Academy For The Deaf Ponders Another Year Of Distance LearningJohn Lauritsen shows us the challenges the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf faces if distance learning continues.
‘We Need To Work Together’: Walz, Flanagan Announce Partnership To Provide Tech And Internet Access For Students In Communities Of NeedMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Tuesday announced a public-private partnership with notable Minnesota philanthropic and business leaders that’s aimed at getting students access to technology and adequate internet.
Spring Farm Sanctuary Now Offering Local Classrooms Free Virtual 'Field Trips'Spring Farm Sanctuary in Long Lake is now offering a creative way for teachers and students to go on a field trip during this time of distance learning.
'Digital Divide' Causes Frustrations For Some MN Families Navigating Distance LearningFor some, the digital divide is keeping their kids from accessing the tools needed to complete their assignments at home.
Talking Points: Minn. Education Commissioner Talks Bandwidth Issues For Distance LearnersJust about everyone you talk to, families, students and teachers will tell you that online learning is no substitute for being in the classroom. That's especially true for Minnesotans without access to high-speed internet.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Distance Learning Has Turned 'Teacher Of The Year' Candidates Back Into StudentsAll 10 candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year participated in a Zoom call with WCCO.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Minneapolis And St. Paul School Districts Return From Spring Break To Distance LearningMPS is also offering free meals to children in need. They do not have to go to school in Minneapolis to be eligible.