Survey: Nearly Half Of Minnesota Teachers Want Distance Learning This FallNext week, Gov. Tim Walz plans to release Minnesota’s strategy for educating students this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Several Minn. Labor Organizations Call For Minneapolis Police Union Head Bob Kroll To Step DownSeveral Minnesota labor organizations are calling for Lt. Bob Kroll, president of the Minneapolis Police Officers Federation, to step down in the aftermath of George Floyd's death.
Proposed Constitutional Amendment Seeks To Close Achievement GapMinnesota voters could be choosing more than a new President, Congress and state lawmakers this coming November.
South St. Paul's Jessica Davis Named Teacher Of The YearJessica Davis, a math teacher at South St. Paul Secondary School, is the 2019 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
WCCO-Education MN Exclusive Survey: More Than 80 Percent Of Teachers Buy Clothes, Food For StudentsOf the educators who participated in the survey, 82 percent said they spend money on things that aren’t often considered school supplies, like clothes and food for students who show up empty handed.
WCCO-Education MN Exclusive Survey: Educators Shell Out Hundreds For Own SuppliesIn a new, exclusive WCCO-Education Minnesota survey, we learned some educators shell out up to $1,000 of their own money on school supplies every year.
Mound Westonka Language Arts Instructor Named Top TeacherA language arts instructor at Mound Westonka High School in Mound has been named the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
Robbinsdale Teachers Giving Away 40,000 Books To Needy Kids & SchoolsThe Robbinsdale Federation of Teachers plans to give away 40,000 books to needy children and schools in the metro area next month – but they need help getting the word out.
A Battle On Education Spending Is BrewingDespite competing spending priorities and political pushback, Gov. Mark Dayton isn't relenting in his push to expand Minnesota's early education programs.
Sandra Peterson, Former State Rep. & Union Leader, Dead At 79Former State Rep. Sandra Peterson, who helped guide the merger of Minnesota's two largest teachers' unions, has died. She was 79.
MEA Weekend Focuses On Closing The Achievement GapWhile students have the rest of the week off, some Minnesota teachers are going back to the classroom for the annual MEA conference.
Nominations Begin For 2016 Teacher Of The Year AwardNominations are under way for Minnesota's Teacher of the Year for 2016. It's impossible to pick the best teacher in Minnesota, so the goal is to find someone who best represents all of the state's educators.
Teachers' Union: Students Taking Too Many TestsOn the day before most Minnesota kids go back to school, the state's largest teachers’ union is arguing that there are too many standardized tests.
Reports Offer Peek At State Capitol Lobbying In 2015 SessionMinnesota lawmakers dished out billions of dollars in a new budget assembled in a just-concluded legislative session. Groups spent millions lobbying for a slice or to alter policy sometimes closely tied to the state money.