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.
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.
Minneapolis Public Schools Bring Students Back For Last DayMinneapolis Public Schools will bring back students for the last day of classes Friday after moving some of its schools to distance learning earlier in the week due to excessive heat.
'I Want To Go Back': 2 Twin Cities Families Share Their Distance Learning Experience With WCCOWCCO has been documenting the distance learning journey of two Twin Cities families since September.
Heat Causes 15 Minneapolis Public Schools To Move To Distance LearningThe district said on Twitter 15 schools will learn remotely Tuesday through Thursday.
Minneapolis Public Schools To Go To Distance Learning For Chauvin VerdictIn anticipation of a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial next week, Minneapolis Public Schools said in a letter to families that all grades will transition to distance learning on Wednesday through Friday.
As Students Get Set For In-Class Return, Those With Vulnerable Family Members Staying PutAs many Minnesota students head back to their classrooms this week, there are many families who simply cannot. COVID concerns for a vulnerable family member will keep them home.
3M-Designed Science Kits Allowing 3rd-Graders To Get Hands-On Learning At HomeLike many kids these days, Maya Consti isn't where she'd like to be. She misses her teachers and hands-on learning. But that's where a 3M engineer is stepping in.
Schools Report Staffing Woes As COVID SurgesThe state has seen explosive growth in cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks, surpassing 7,000 cases in a single day on Thursday for the first time since the pandemic began.
COVID Cases Also Surging In Minnesota Schools, Prompting RollbacksThe new report that came out this morning shows that Minnesota schools from Nov. 1 to Nov. 7 had over 750 COVID-19 cases reported. That number was between 100 and just over 300 in September.
COVID In Minnesota: School Districts Look At Myriad Factors When Deciding To Switch GearsRising COVID cases means several Minnesota school districts are considering big changes.
Technical Colleges Face Challenges Going Virtual Amid PandemicA hands-on learning model is still moving forward at Dunwoody College despite the pandemic.
St. Cloud Area Schools To Shift Pre-K Through 5th Grade To Distance LearningSt. Cloud Area Schools will transition its younger students to distance learning starting on Nov. 30 because of the rise in COVID-19 cases.
Dover-Eyota Public Schools Shiftings Students Grades 4 Through 12 To Distance Learning As COVID-19 continues to spread in Minnesota with a record number of people hospitalized by the virus, more and more school districts are shifting to distance learning. The latest to make the shift is Dover-Eyota Public Schools in southeastern Minnesota.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Mahtomedi High School To Transition Back To Distance LearningAnother Twin Cities-area school district is making the move back to distance learning due to COVID-19.